Island of the Blue Dolphins: A Novel Study

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Reading Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell? Use this set of worksheets to accompany a novel study of the famous book. Each set of sheets is broken up to include two chapters of reading comprehension, vocabulary study, research topics, and language activities.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Print off each set of pages as chapters are read
  • Assign some sheets as homework and others as classwork
  • Have pupils refer back to the sheets before a final assessment on the story
Classroom Considerations

  • Ensure all pupils have copies of the story Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
  • Reserve time in the library or at the computer lab for researching the required topics
  • Some activities presume learners are familiar in working with figurative language and creating their own
Pros

  • The 74-page packet comes with activity expectations, skills practice worksheets, answer keys, and extensions activities
  • Loaded with lots of practice surrounding the story
Cons

  • None