Island of the Blue Dolphins Teacher Resources
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Island of the Blue Dolphins
Young scholars analyze the text, Island of the Blue Dolphins. In this literature lesson, students read the novel three chapters at a time and write short summary with a prediction about what happen next. Young scholars discuss unfamiliar words in the text and define them.
5th - 6th Language Arts 12 Views 30 Downloads
Guided Reading: Island of the Blue Dolphin
Discuss Island of the Blue Dolphins in this guided reading lesson plan. Young learners read the historical novel by Scott O'Dell independently, and discuss plot points and characterization with their classmates throughout the book.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 24 Views 215 Downloads
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 sixteen- 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
Island of the Blue Dolphins Project
Fourth graders construct a character sketch of the main character Karana from the book, Island of the Blue Dolphin. They create a concept map, time line, or animation project deomonstrating their knowledge of the book through multimedia presentations.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads
Fifth graders work in groups of three to produce a slide show (at least 5 slides, no more than 8) in Kid Pix. They work in groups, and plan a slide show of at least 5 slides for presentation on the different sea life they studied during a novel unit on The Island of the Blue Dolphins.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
New Review Literature Circle Guide: The Sign of the Beaver
A thorough, straightforward guide for organizing literature circles in your unit on Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of the Beaver is both enriching and educational. It includes activities that activate prior knowledge, discussion questions about characterization and plot, and projects after kids have finished reading.
4th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Parental Involvement Middle School Literacy Novel Units
Bring parents into your study of The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Each of the five activities included here incorporates parent input and participation. The activities focus on setting, characterization, and vocabulary. Graphic organizers and other related materials are included in the packet, as are instructions and rationale for each activity.
5th - 7th Language Arts 6 Views 6 Downloads
Newberry Award Reading Project
Fifth graders complete a project for a Newberry Award winning book. This ambitious lesson outlines the expectations for students regarding their project. Included is a list of possible books and a variety of writing, art, music and performance activities.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 100 Downloads
In this language arts worksheet, students will read from a list of given literature as well as research the author's life. Students are then asked to synthesize a comparison between the book's characters and the life story of the author of their chosen literature.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads