A puzzle worksheet featuring characters and vocabulary from the book Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. This would make a great handout for early finishers or a fun homework assignment when studying this book. Puzzlers must look for the words in all directions including backwards and diagonally and there are some overlapping words.
Author Interview with Gary Paulsen...What inspired you to write Hatchet? I was spending a lot of time in the brush, with the dogs, and I didn't have access to stores. I had to carry everything I needed, do without, or find a substitute on the trail. I was prepared and got better at knowing what I'd need with each trip, but I wondered how well I'd do without any supplies....
Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Surviving in the Wilderness
What teacher doesn't love to use novels in the classroom? As a STEM coordinator, I am always looking for creative ways for teachers to integrate STEM engineering and design challenges into their classroom activities. I decided to work on creating STEM Engineering Challenge Packs for some beloved novels.
NO TEACHER PREP! Thorough author study on famous author Gary Paulsen. Complete biography, follow-up reading response questions, and enrichment projects. Great asset to any Gary Paulsen novel study. Award winning writer Gary Paulsen authored "The Hatchet", "The River" and "Brian's Winter" to name a few.$