Monday: Lesson 23: The significance of the title “Hatchet”
Teacher reads aloud chapter 19 and the Epilogue. Students engage in discussion after each section and have a final discussion where they reflect on the significance of the title “Hatchet” and go back to their predictions about the title from the beginn..
Tuesday: Lesson 24: Culminating writing task planning to write
Students review the culminating writing task and begin the task by choosing an event from "Hatchet," reading “Survival by the Numbers” and completing a graphic organizer to evaluate Brian’s decisions during the event they chose.
Wednesday:Lesson 25: Culminating writing task planning to write, part 2
Students brainstorm to develop a thesis statement and outline for the essay.
Thursday:Lesson 26: Culminating writing task drafting
Students begin drafting the essay.
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Monday: Lesson 27: Culminating writing task revising for transitions
Students practice using transition words and then apply it by revising their draft essay.