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Island of the Blue Dolphins

Novel Study Guide - Grades 5 to 6 - eBook - Lesson Plan

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6 - eBook
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6 - eBook
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6 - eBook
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6 - eBook
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Order #: CCP2509 ISBN13: 978-1-55319-341-8 Grades: 5, 6 Reading Level: 5-6 Total Page: 55 Author: Marie-Helen Goyetche
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  • Great unit study package! Perfect for the specified grades!

    Mary Young
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    Sarah Smiley
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    Nicole Krieger
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    Teresa Abram
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    DeAnne Arp
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    Pamela Craig
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Get a detailed account of what it takes to survive alone on a dangerous island with this tale based on a true story. Add variety and differentiation with true or false, multiple choice and short answer questions. Put events in order as they occurred between the Aleuts and Karana's tribe. Brainstorm what Karana could have done in preparation for the Aleut's departure. Study vocabulary words found in the reading by using a dictionary to match words to their synonyms. Identify which character did the provided actions. Create a menu using only food that Karana has available on the island. Imagine what it's like to live alone for 18 years and write Karana a letter of encouragement. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.

About the Novel:
The classic story, Island of the Blue Dolphins, is based on the true story of a woman marooned on San Nicholas Island during the early 1800s. Karana, her family and her people are living on the island when the Aleuts (Russians) arrive to hunt the sea otters. The Aleuts kill the natives leaving Karana and her brother Ramo stranded on the island. Soon after, wild dogs kill Ramo, and Karana is left to struggle on her own. For eighteen years she lives to survive the weather, the animals, the Aleuts and the loneliness. This story is about a strong and courageous woman who proved that with determination, nothing is insurmountable.

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Product Reviews

Mary Young

Great unit study package! Perfect for the specified grades!

Sarah Smiley

Great resource!! Love this book

Nicole Krieger

Used many pages with my students when teaching this book.

Teresa Abram

I find lots of novel studies to be visually overwhelming, but not this one--perfect for my students who need material chunked and piecemeal. It's thorough AND engaging!

DeAnne Arp

Was great for all students!

Pamela Craig

Thank you for such a polished and complete product!

P.Limb

Great thorough novel study!

M.Word

Such a thorough resource! The fun activities at the end of the sections really kept the kiddos engaged.

-- T.Lilly

This was great we used it every day with our novel study.

-- K. Pyle

Great Resource!

-- L. Correderas

Amazing Resource

-- J. Philippon

Great challenge for my upper readers! Great deeper meaning.

-- Middle School

Loved the pre-reading activities, vocab review, and comprehension questions.

-- R Heinsohn

Great supplement!

-- Nicki Rembielak

"Great resource!"

-- Lori Hill

My students enjoyed this!

-- Britney Tucker

Thanks!

-- Elizabeth Darah

Great!

-- Denise Eshak

This resource will help me revamp my tried and true unit to common core rigor!

-- Middle School

Loved the pre-reading activities, vocab review, and comprehension questions.

-- Danielle Roberson

Great unit, have Sign of The Beaver too!

Amy B.Coven

Very helpful. I will use as support.

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