How to Do a Word Hunt 1) Decide if you are going to work alone or with a partner. 2) Take out your cards. 3) Sort and review your words. 4) Find a book or a magazine to read. 5) In your journal, write the title of the book. 6) Read the book and look for any words that fit your categories. 7) Record the words in your journal. 8) Write the number of words you found on your progress chart. 9) Show a teacher. 10) Then put your cards in the envelope.