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Tracker: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Most deer are born with white spots that disappear as they grow. An interesting novel study for Gary Paulsen's Tracker shares more fascinating facts about the majestic animals. Readers also complete a vocabulary activity, solve anagrams,...
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Summer Reading Project

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Summer means sun, fun, and a good book! Boost scholars' enthusiasm and proficiency in reading with a summer project of their choice—a book jacket, collage, or shoe box diorama. A variety of titles and authors from every genre offers...
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Hatchet

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
A brief introductory presentation illustrates many images from Gary Paulsen's Hatchet. From berries to black bears, young readers take a quick trip through Alaska during a class reading unit.
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Unit Plan
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Hatchet

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany a novel study of Hatchet by Gary Paulson with a unit consisting of 16 lessons focused on physical and emotional survival. Reading the story along with a variety of informational texts, scholars compare and contrast reading...
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Nightjohn: List-Group-Label Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Encourage readers of Nightjohn, Gary Paulsen's young adult novel about slavery set shortly before the Civil War, to develop their categorization and organizational skills with a strategy that asks them to list all the words they can...
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Nightjohn: Bloom's Taxonomy Questions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After completing Nightjohn, Gary Paulsen's young adult novel about slavery set shortly before the Civil War, readers respond to a series of questions crafted to reflect Bloom's taxonomy.
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Hatchet: Vocabulary Strategy

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Want your class to use critical thinking when discussing vocabulary? Go beyond the dictionary with a vocabulary activity based on Gary Paulsen's Hatchet. Kids write the word in the center of a graphic organizer that also provides places...
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Hatchet: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Take an in-depth look into Gary Paulsen's Hatchet with a concept guide. With a list and explanation of thematic motifs, types of conflicts, and vocabulary in the novel, learners will engage with the text in a whole new way.
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A High-Interest Novel Helps Struggling Readers Confront Bullying in Schools

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bully, bullied, or bystander? Paul Langan's The Bully is the anchor text in a unit that examines bullying and violence. After a close reading of the text, readers imagine themselves as the characters and consider how they would react in...
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Study Guide for Hatchet

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Use this packet as a companion to your study of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. The resource breaks the novel up into several chunks, and for each chunk provides activities, background information, vocabulary, graphic organizers, and response...
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Story Impressions-Gary Paulsen's Canyons

For Students 6th - 8th
What is a story impression? Learn about the strategy with the first page of this two-page resource. Before reaching chapters 21-24 in Canyons, readers use a list of words (taken from these chapters) to predict what is going to happen....
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Canyons: Gary Paulsen

For Students 7th - 9th
Will your class be ready to read Canyons by Gary Paulsen? If you're unsure of their current reading level, use this cloze procedure to determine if this book is the right choice for your young readers. The blank guide and the actual text...
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Graphic Organizer for Vocabulary: Gary Paulsen's Canyons

For Students 6th - 8th
Although the activity is designed for Gary Paulsen’s Canyons, these procedures could be used with any novel or vocabulary study. Readers select an unfamiliar word, record the sentence and chapter where the term is found, write two...
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The Ultimate Survivor Using Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What items would you need to survive if you were stranded in a remote place? Using chapter 10 of Gary Paulsen's Hatchet, middle-schoolers work through a Six Trait writing activity to create a story about their own survival in a similar...
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Nightjohn: Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Set the stage for Nightjohn, Gary Paulsen's young adult novel about slavery set shortly before the Civil War, by asking readers to indicate whether they agree or disagree with several statements that are connected to issues raised by the...
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Discussion Web

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Get your class talking, even debating, about Gary Paulsen's popular novel Canyons. As they finish chapters 10-12, they complete the following discussion web concerning Brennan and the skull. They fill out the graphic organizer provided...
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Canyons: Magic Square Activity

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A fan of magic squares vocabulary activities? Readers use terms drawn from Gary Paulsen’s Canyons to complete an exercise. The worksheet, an answer sheet, as well as complete directions for crafting a magic square, are included.
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Unsent Letter: Canyons

For Students 6th - 8th
As your class reads Gary Paulsen's Canyons, challenge them to assume the perspective of a character to write a letter. The plan suggests learners pair off, one person assuming the voice of Coyote Runs, and the other assuming the voice of...
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A Creative Presentation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Bring writing to life with this lesson in which elementary and middle schoolers create a display of the imagery they identify in a series of Gary Paulsen books. They read the suggested materials, identify imagery and descriptive...
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Hatchet (Chapters 1-2): Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
See how much your class knows about chapters 1 and 2 of Gary Paulsen's Hatchet with this online interactive quiz. This quiz asks surface-level comprehension questions about the first 2 chapters of the book and could be used as a check...
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Hatchet (Chapters 3-14)

For Students 5th - 8th
What would you do if you were the lone survivor of a plane crash? Thankfully you don't have to answer that question, but see if you can answer these ten reading comprehension questions from chapters 3-14 of Gary Paulsen's Hatchet.
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Hatchet: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 7th - 9th
Quizzes pupils' basic knowledge of Gary Paulsen's novel Hatchet. Questions test the readers recall and comprehension skills but do not require any higher-level thinking tasks. So, content should be reviewed before this resource is used....
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Closing Lesson on Hatchet

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students draw or act out visual representations of 2 chapters in the novel Hatchet. In this Hatchet lesson plan, students draw or act out scenes in teams of 2.
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Inferences/Opinions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders practice making inferences and forming opinions. In this reading strategy lesson, 4th graders listen to the book Woodsong by Gary Pauisen. They make predictions about the story before beginning and discuss the story as...