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English - Yr 8 - Unit 2 - LA Task - Hatchet - Modified

English - Yr 8 - Unit 2 - LA Task - Hatchet - Modified

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A NOVEL BY GARY PAULSEN
Complete all of the following activities.
As You Read
1.
At the end of each chapter write a brief 
(3-5 dot point) summaryof the events
of the chapter. Also write
a brief description of how you think Brian is feeling
at that point.
Survival in the Wilderness
2.
RESEARCH:
 
Investigate
a real life survival or disaster story wheresomeone has survived against incredible odds and present it as ashort report.
 You will need to visit the library and Internet to gather thenecessary information so that the report is accurate and factual.
In your report you will need to
explain
where the
incident
occurred, who was involved, why it occurred and what made it anincredible story of survival.
 You may need to use maps, illustrations and diagrams to assist inpresenting the information.
Include the Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How
 
questions
.
Write 1 page, with an
Introduction
, two
Body Paragraphs
and a
Conclusion
.
3.
Speak Out:
Present this information to the class as an oralpresentation. Your speech should last for a minimum of 2 minutes. You may use support material, such as photographs and maps tosupport your speech if you wish.
Finding Textual Reference
4.
Brian changes significantly as a person over the course of thenovel. His experiences in the wilderness make it necessary for himto change in order to survive. Show Brian’s development by finding
one (minimum, up to three)
 
quotes
or
events
in the novel thathighlight his development. Quote these references, with pagenumbers. Underneath each quote write at least 2 sentencesoutlining what each quote tells us about how Brian is changing.5.Draw and label a detailed diagram that shows Brian’s campsite andthe terrain around it. Include as many details as you can find, usingthe text as a reference point. Make your drawing as accurate aspossible.
TEL –
Template for analysis of themes and issues in the Year 8 novel
 
INTRODUCTION
CONTENTION
– (Rewrite the question in your own words in the form of a statement)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
ARGUMENTS
Using dot points indicate the three arguments that you will use to support your contention. These will formthe basis for your
topic sentences
in the body of the essay1.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________3.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
BODY
Paragraph 1
T
opic Sentence
(Directly supports your contention and summaries the argument of the paragraph)____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
E
vidence/ Explain
(Gives specific examples/quotes that support the topic sentence and explains why thequote supports the contention)
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
L
ink
(Ties the paragraph back to the contention – does not necessarily link to the next paragraph)
_____________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

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