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Students research the animal life of the Channel Islands. In this animal life lesson, students read and discuss the animals in the book Island of the Blue Dolphins. Students complete Internet research to classify the animals. Students create a dichotomous key for the animals and make a mobile for the animal information. Students write a description of one scene from the book.
Students research endangered animals in a variety of activities. In this endangered animals lesson, students read chapter three of the book Island of the Blue Dolphin and use it to complete 5 activities that help them define examples of endangered animals. Students research the animals online and design a poster for one of the animals to then present to their class.
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.