Hatchet. Author: Gary Paulsen. Paulsen. Ran away from home to join the carnival at age 14 Animal trapper – on foot, on skis, using dogsled Worked with sled dogs—dogsled race in Alaska Library experience—librarian offered him a card and suggestions Field engineer—aerospace corporations
Author: Gary Paulsen
(McGraw-Hill Hatchet study guide)
Tell a partner of a survival story you have read about a movie you have seen, or a TV program that is about surviving in nature or through some other dangerous situation.
Did you see this movie about surviving in space? Why or why not?
People identify with?
People compare themselves to?
What do you think? Do you like survival stories?
Brainstorm with two or three partners after you discuss what a premise is with your teacher.
Characters have the opportunity to change
Brings out the best and worst in people
single-engine plane/ 27’ long /two seats
altimeter- measures altitude above sea level and air pressure
Survivorman 00:5:50 min