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Amity Students Learn Survival Skills

Wilderness Experience Connects to Novel

Article Date: Dec 08, 2016

After reading the novel "Hatchet," the fourth-graders at Amity Creek Magnet at Thompson School got a first-hand taste of what the main character experienced. The book follows a 13-year-old who survives alone in the wilderness.

The fourth-graders spent a day in the woods near Skyliner Lodge learning to construct snow shelters and build fires. This hands-on experience brought the learning alive for students.

Read more about the experience in The Bulletin.