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Summer Book Club: The Hatchet

Explore The Hatchet, a story of survival, in this engaging novel study!

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About this course

Our Summer Book Club focuses on novels that explore our relationship with the natural world around us.  The Hatchet is a story of survival - a young boy is stranded in the wilderness and must learn to work with his environment to have a chance of making it home. Each story will give students a different perspective on the natural world and our place within it.

What you'll learn

Students will get to:

  • Read and discuss various story elements
  • Brush up on a few basic survival skills
  • Submit written responses to reading comprehension questions
  • Discuss our place in the natural world
  • Create an environmental Call-To-Action

Main Skills to be taught and practiced:

  • Survival
  • Critical Thinking
  • Literary Analysis
  • Discussion
  • Creative Writing

End-of-Week Project:  

The Hatchet - Survival Field Guide for Crash Survivors

Materials & Homework

The Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen

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Headmaster, Focus Learning

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Headmaster, Focus Learning

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Grades:
2-4
Duration:
Half-day for 1 week
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$300

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Grades:
2-4
Duration:
Half-day for 1 week
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