Make a list of items that you would pack if you were going to spend time in the wilderness like Brian.
Discuss with a group how you catch fish, and compare your methods to how Brian caught fish.
Read another of the "Brian" books by Gary Paulsen.
Write ten questions that you would use if you could interview Gary Paulsen.
With a group reenact a scene from the novel.
Flora and Fauna
Research flora and fauna that Brian might have observed in the Canadian wilderness. Create a booklet of the plants and animals of the north country.
Draw a picture of the dog that Brian found.
Find photos of the northern Canadian wilderness and make a collage.
Compare and contrast how you obtained a dog to how Brian met the dog in the novel.
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