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HatchetBy Gary PaulsenReading Work Booklet1

Welcome!Welcome to the Hatchet reading work booklet!Each week:- there will be a spelling / vocabulary test- you will read from the book Hatchet- you will be writing and any writing that has punctuation errors will need to be re-written- your work will be markedYou will need:- An exercise book to write in- A red pen and a ruler to rule margins with- A blue or black pen to write with (or pencils)- An Edmodo username to join in our reading group and play online gamesMy expectations of you:I expect you to.To be prepared for each lesson(book, pens, ruler, exercisebook all ready to go)Complete any homework and/or assignments that are givenNEVER be afraid to ask me toslow down or explainsomething againWhy?So the lesson time isn’t wasted and you haveless homework to complete after I leave.Why?This reinforces your learning and makes youa smarter person!Why?I’m here to help you! Plus, by taking controlof your learning, you become a much smarterperson.Be rewarded for your hard work!I’m on the lookout to reward you for excellent punctuation, improved vocabularyresults, neat handwriting / bookwork, organisation of tools before the lesson andinitiative.For every five points you get, you will be rewarded with things like a ‘homeworkimmunity’ or 10 minutes of free time at the end of the next lesson!http://www.edmodo.comCreate a student account and use the following group code to join:gy9j4g2

How your Exercise Book will be set out20/02/2013Heading written here and underlinedDate your work1) Describe the setting at the beginning of the story.dhhdybe ojuge lpodu ahvd puuhtj dahdg hbdu vepuy[uhbf byvsgv njhiyg poydb pknf uwfstt wfigd.Questions eitherwritten in red penor underlined inred.Write yourquestions, answersand tasks here.Rule twomarginsshown here. kunibs ljiugsgd ihouhe hvhgacs lpoifh yfutwftdoihfouh hvs kunibs ljiugsgd i lpoifh yfutwftd-oihfouh hvshouhe hvhgacsWrite a brief summary of thechapter you just read in here.(Dot points might be easier).3

About e AuthorAnswer the following questions in your exercise book:1.2.3.4.The author of Hatchet is.He was born in .At school, Gary Paulsen was.Before he became a writer, Gary Paulsen tried other jobs such as.4

Chapter OneVOCABULARYbankedlurchedActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise book:1.Describe the setting at the beginning of the story.2.How old is Brian Robeson?rudder3.Why is Brian unable to carry on a conversation with the pilot?copilot4.With what single word did his thinking always begin?shattering5.What was"The Secret"?drone6.Why is the pilot rubbing his shoulder?spasm7.What has Brian's father designed or invented?hokey8.Where is his father presently working?thrumming9.What would have happened if Brian had gone through regularairport security in today's world?consumingjoltswincinglashed10. Explain how chapter one ends.B) Complete the Find-a-word on page 6.C) Visit the Edmodo page to improve your vocabulary skills.To Do is Week1)Finish reading Chapter One (if you haven’t already!)2)Complete any unfinished work from the lesson.3)Complete vocabulary find-a-word on the following page.4)Learn the new vocabulary list so you are ready for the vocabulary test next week.5

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Chapter TwoVOCABULARYturbulenceActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise book.swoopedheadset1.How did Brian initially react to the situation?wrenching2.What motivated Brian to finally attempt to fly the plane?static3.Explain how Brian called for help and describe whathappened.4.What would eventually happen to the plane?5.Why did Brian think that the best place to set down the planewas the edge of the lake?6.Describe what happened immediately after the plane's enginecoughed and died.7.What do you think will happen next in the ledclearingintervalsB) Colour code the vocabulary list (i.e. nouns are blue, verbs arered etc. Use a dictionary to help you).C) Visit the Edmodo page to improve your vocabulary skills.D) Compile a list of facts you have learned about BrianTo Do is Week1) !Finish reading Chapter Two (if you haven’t already!)2)Complete any unfinished work from the lesson (Tasks A-D).3)Learn the new vocabulary list so you are ready for the vocabulary test next week.7

Chapter reeVOCABULARYdramaticallyActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise book.wallowcoarse1.What suddenly disappeared as Brian put the plane into a fastglide?glittering2.What did he think he saw near the edge of the pond?windshield3.What stroke of good luck did he have just as he approached thelake for his landing?4.Describe the actual scene at the moment of the crash includinghis escape from the plane.5.Chapter one ended with one word, "alone" while chapter threealso ended with one word, "nothing". Explain what kind ofmood the author is trying to achieve.6.Imagine that you are in Brian’s situation. Write a diary entryabout your experience so far (50-100 nsmashingvomitedB) Visit the Edmodo page to improve your vocabulary skills.C) Choose two or more words from the vocabulary list and drawa picture to better describe them.Extension Activity: Imagine that you are in Brian’s situation. Write adiary entry about your experiences so far (50-100 words).To Do is Week1) !Finish reading Chapter Three (if you haven’t already!)2)Complete any unfinished work from the lesson (Tasks A-C).3)Learn the new vocabulary list so you are ready for the vocabulary test next week.8

Chapter FourVOCABULARYhoarseActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise rdes1.Explain "The Secret".2.What happened to the plane?3.What caused Brian considerable discomfort just as the sunbegan to rise?4.Describe how you might feel if you were in a similar situationto Brian.B) Complete the crossword on the next page.spatswarmcollapseridgeExtension Activity: Make a chart with two columns. In the firstcolumn, list all the noises and sounds of the city. In the secondcolumn, list all the sounds and noises you might hear in thewilderness.To Do is Week1) !Finish reading Chapter Four (if you haven’t already!)2)Complete any unfinished work from the lesson.3)Learn the new vocabulary list so you are ready for the vocabulary test next week.9

Vocabulary CrosswordACROSS16101213A large group or crowdTo beat rapidly or violently, as the heartDisagreeably moist, sticky, and cold to the touchTo crumple or squeezeA long, narrow hilltopDOWN234578911Past tense of spitTo fall downTo utter a deep guttural sound, as a pig doesA large number of insects or other small organismsDust, smoke, and vapor in the air (think mist)The rhythmical beating of arteries produced by the regular contractions of the heartHaving a husky, grating voiceA small hill10

Chapter FiveVOCABULARYfoulActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise book.withermurky1.What overpowering craving did Brian have when he initiallyawoke?2.What had happened to his face while he slept?3.What happened to Brian's determination to take only a smalldrink from the lake?4.Why was Brian so sure initially that the search planes wouldfind him within a day or two?5.Make a list of all the things that Brian has in his possessionincluding his clothes.6.Make a second list placing every item in order of importanceto his survival.7.According to Brian's former English teacher, what was aperson's most important asset? Do you agree? Explain.8.Why did Brian feel the hair on the back of his neck go up atthe end of the chapter?9.Why does Brian finger the hatchet towards the end of smotivatedstrandedassetslewedsloshingw?u knooydiDveYou ha 0d5learne ds!ornew wB) Visit the Edmodo page to improve your skillsExtension Activity: Write a short story that uses six or morevocabulary words.To Do is Week1) !Finish reading Chapter Five (if you haven’t already!)2)Complete any unfinished work from the lesson (Tasks A-B)3)Learn the new vocabulary list so you are ready for the vocabulary test next week.11

Chapter SixVOCABULARYlean-toActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise book.bracesdiminish1.Describe Brian's new shelter. Then draw a picture of it.pulverized2.Why does Brian decide to eat before constructing the lean-to?lushly3.Explain why the author writes the word secret with a capital oruppercase letter.4.Why does Brian stay close to the lake while searching forfood?5.Using Brian's description, find out what type of bird was eatingthe berries.6.Why did Brian almost spit out the berries?paceinterlacedtwingeinitialB) Visit the Edmodo page to improve your vocabulary skillsC) Research and describe. how animals use various types of bodylanguage to show fear or anger. You must include at least twodifferent animals. Post your findings on the Edmodo page.To Do is Week1) !Finish reading Chapter Six (if you haven’t already!)2)Complete any unfinished work from the lesson.3)Learn the new vocabulary list so you are ready for the vocabulary test next week.12

Chapter SevenVOCABULARYabdomenActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise book.joltsdoubled1.Why did Brian wake up in the middle of the night?2.Why did Brian crawl out of his shelter?3.What memory did he have upon returning to the shelter?4.Why did Brian slap the water with his hand?5.How do we know that Brian is developing an affinity for hisshelter?numb6.What type of food is he delighted to find?crude7.What does Brian stumble upon in the bush?8.Why does Brian come to a stop after initially fleeing the area?9.What does he discover when he looks back?diarrheaviciousweltedmattedrecededmaroon10. Why did Brian place the hatchet by his head when he went tosleep that evening?B) Visit the Edmodo page to improve your vocabulary skillsExtension Activity: Research bear attacks and post your findings onthe Edmodo page. Include in your project: How should you protect yourself from a bear attack. What species of bear is more likely to attack you. Where bears are located in the world.To Do is Week1) !Finish reading Chapter Seven (if you haven’t already!)2)Complete any unfinished work from the lesson.3)Learn the new vocabulary list so you are ready for the vocabulary test next week.13

Chapter EightVOCABULARYmustyActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise book.slitheringbulk1.What woke Brian in the middle of the night?2.Explain the cause of the musty smell in his shelter that night.smear3.What important rule of survival did Brian learn?initial4.Explain how Brian fought off the intruder.5.What did Brian experience when he removed the quills fromhis leg?6.Why did Brian feel it was important to make a staff or lancefor himself?7.How does Brian interpret his dream?8.What important discovery does Brian make when he examinesthe rock at the end of this teimbeddedB) Visit the Edmodo page to improve your vocabulary skillsC) Start the writing task on the next page.D) Pick a word from the vocabulary list and draw a picture of it.To Do is Week1) !Finish reading Chapter Eight (if you haven’t already!)2)Complete any unfinished work from the lesson (Tasks A-D).3)Learn the new vocabulary list so you are ready for the vocabulary test next week.14

Name !!!!!!Date !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Class !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ActiveReadingUses and Gains TaskHatchet Chapters 6–12Brian uses his hatchet for a variety of purposes and in several different ways. In the lefthandwritesettlesdown in,eachBrianway inuseswhichusesforhisahatchet.right-handAs he setsupcolumn,camp andhisBrianhatchetvarietyInofthepurposesand in severalcolumn, write down what he gained by using it.different ways. In the left-hand column, write down each way in which Brian uses his hatchet.In the right-handcolumn,writeactivitydown thatwhatwillhebegainedusingit.reading Chapter 12 **** This isan ongoingdue atbytheend ofUsesfor protectionGainspeace of mind15

Chapter NineVOCABULARYigniteActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise 1.Why was Brian so willing to use money to help start his fire?2.What kind of home did Brian construct?3.How long did it take Brian to build the home?4.What key element was still missing that prevented the fire fromigniting?5.Describe how Brian felt when the "nest" finally burst intoflames.6.Explain why Brian described his new "friend" as hungry.7.Why did the fire trigger Brian's memory of his encounter withthe porcupine?smolderedoxygenconsuminggratifiedbraceB) Visit the Edmodo page to improve your vocabulary skillsC) Take a screenshot of your highest score on PunctuationPaintball and post it onto the Edmodo page.Extension Activity: Draw a map of where Brian is now living.Remember to include important locations like his shelter, the lakeetc.To Do is Week1) !Finish reading Chapter Nine (if you haven’t already!)2)Complete any unfinished work from the lesson.3)Learn the new vocabulary list so you are ready for the vocabulary test next week.16

Chapter TenVOCABULARYsmearedActivitiesA) Write out and answer these questions in your exercise book.bankededdied1.Why did Brian refuse to leave the fire at first?2.How did he resolve the problem?3.How large was his initial stockpile of wood?4.What unexpected benefits did Brian derive from the fire?craved5.Describe What Brian found under a pile of sand.intensity6.What did Brian do with his new find?7.Why was he unable to cook his food?8.Provide evidence that despite his perilous situation Brianremains lseB) Visit the Edmodo page