Teacher Guide

Hatchet Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of important plot points, characters, themes, and symbols in Hatchet through classroom discussions, group projects, and individual writing assignments.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to write creatively from the main character’s point of view.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to understand and analyze literary devices Hatchet, including the novel's point of view, the author's diction, and the story's narrative structure.


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