by Gary Paulsen



Hatchet is the story of a boy named Brian. On a trip to the Canadian oilfields to spend the summer with his dad, the pilot of the Cessna he is traveling in suffers a heart attack and dies. Brian must land the plane in the forest. Brian learns to exist in in this wilderness. He faces many dangers including  hunger, animal attacks, and even a tornado. This book gives the reader a better understanding of what it is like to survive in an untamed land.


Chapter 1-2 Comprehension and Constructive Response Questions

Cause Effect (SmartBoard Activity)

Hatchet Vocabulary Practice

Light Refraction Activity

Survival Unit Introduction

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