This Hatchet Body Biography Project, for Brian Robeson is filled with all you need to teach and promote the amazing characterization created by author, Gary Paulsen. Your students will find plenty of opportunities for creativity. Your students will experience the unique approach of using a collaborative poster, Hatchet, textual evidence, research, and the body biography project!
Give your students a relevant and modern experience while promoting the 4 C’s and achievement. Leave the body biographies up all year long! I adapted the body biography concept to align with citing textual evidence, character traits, research, and inference skills.
Includes the main character, Brian Robeson.
★ Featuring fun but mature images- appealing to all grades. In line art for your students to add color and design.
★ Poster is 32 inches high by 10 inches wide. It requires 4 pages each.
★ Reflection Questions
★Bonus – characterization pre-planning sheet.
★ Student handout that explains each part of the body biography project (there are 12 parts).
★ Teacher set up directions, learning objective / learning outcomes, background, tips, and CCSS
What’s the Student Objective?
The student objectives are as follows:
•Review what is supportive evidence.
•Define the literary term “character trait” and explore how to provide details that support their inferences (apply this skill similar to exploring a fictional text).
•Use the novel, class notes, and web resources to research the character (subject) , then cite evidence to find accurate and descriptive word choice.
•Fill out The Outsiders Body Biography graphic organizer/poster
Group work should promote:
•Intellectual understanding, abilities and skills.
•Communication, cooperative and teamwork skills such as planning. management, leadership and peer support.
•Personal growth (increased self esteem and self confidence).
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Directions are clear and explicit.
Danielle Knight Copyright 2019