Brian's Trial And Error

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Do you want to hear a story about a 13 year old boy who survives in the woods with only a hatchet after crashing in a plane? Brian survived in the woods with only his determination and a small tool. Brian used trial and error, positive thinking and using his five senses to stay alive and be rescued.

Brian survives in the woods by using trial and error. Brian suffered having to watch his pilot die of a heart attack. He also had to steer the plane and try to find a spot to land. Brian landed in the lake and the plane sank. Brian tried to make a fire but all he could get was sparks. So Brian added tree bark and blew on the sparks to make a strong fire. Brian then tried to catch fish by throwing a spear at them but he kept missing. So Brian learned that the water refracts and threw the spear under the fish and hit it. Brian also tried to catch foolbirds but failed. Brian kept looking at the colors not the shape. When Brian looked at the shape he caught the foolbirds. These examples show how Brian used trial and error to survive.

Brian also used positive thinking to survive. Brian thought positively when he couldn 't make a fire or catch food. Brian could 've given up but he thought about and tried other ways to make the fire and catch his food. Brian also thought positively when he was attacked by a moose.
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Brian used his five senses to help him survive. He used his sense of sight to help him see the shape of the foolbird, water, food and foresee danger. Brian used his hearing to listen for animals or storms. He used taste to ensure his food was safe to eat. He used scent to understand if the food was fully cooked. Lastly, he used touch to help him find his food and weapons in the dark.

I think Brian is a resilient and determined kid. These examples illustrate how Brian survived in the woods using trial and error, positive thinking and his five senses. The book, "Hatchett," demonstrates how a person 's determination and small tool can help you survive in the
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