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Historical Fiction: Island of the Blue Dolphins
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell's classic tale of Karana, a young girl stranded on an island off the California coast, is the focus of a 16-slide presentation that includes a list of vocabulary words, guided reading questions, and a link to resources.
5th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 49 Downloads
Picture Prompt: Dolphin Games
Kids who love dolphins will get a kick out of this prompt, which includes a picture of two dolphins playing with a beach ball. Using the picture for inspiration, learners complete the beginning, middle, and ending of the story. A text box allows teachers to type in lesson-specific words to be used in the story, such as a spelling or vocabulary list.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Dolphin’s First Day
Students explore language arts by reading a story with their class. In this tier two vocabulary lesson, students read the book Dolphin's First Day and discuss the vocabulary used in the story. Students participate in a word play activity while defining specific story vocabulary words.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
China Dolphin Extinction
Young scholars read, analyze and critique a newspaper article about report claims that dolphins are now extinct in China's Yangtze river. They assess key vocabulary terms within the article and discuss how to design a perfect animal for the 21st century.
6th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Did you know that the Greek and Latin root words that make up the scientific name of a creature often describe the animal? All the root words on this list relate to whales and dolphins. Learners examine the scientific names for dolphins and then create a name and illustration for an imaginary species of dolphin using the root words listed.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 34 Downloads