After breaking his mother's favorite vase, Casey struggles to decide whether he should tell his mother the truth or attempt to hide his mistake and blame the family dog.
It's the year 3030 and society is completely dependent on computers and robots. A young boy named Domino is flying his hovering board to school when all the machines start attacking people due to a powerful computer virus. What will Domino do now that the machines that are supposed to help him have turned against him?
Janie is on a whitewater-rafting trip along a choppy river when their guide suddenly has a heart attack. Now she and the other passengers must learn to work together to survive the treacherous rapids. As if things weren't bad enough, some of the passengers have spotted a bear following the confused rafters along the shore. Will Janie make it home safely?
Summarize what happened in the last chapter of Hatchet.
How has Brian's body changed? How has his mind changed?
Explain Brian’s plan for a signal fire.
How did Brian get the idea to catch fish?
Do you think Brian will be able to catch a fish the way that he hopes to?
Many times in this chapter the author writes that “there were things to do.” Why is it important for Brian to stay busy?
Draw a monster devouring stacks of puffy clouds.
How did Brian make his fishing spear? Why didn’t it work for him?
Brian’s eating habits had changed. What did he notice about himself?
The mood at the end of this chapter was pessimistic and hopeless. Why? How would you have felt if you had been in Brian’s situation?
Draw a scene from the chapter we just read.