Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

41 reviewed resources for island of the blue dolphins

Lesson Planet

Historical Fiction: Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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,...
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Scott O'Dell's Island of the Blue Dolphins. Students may check some of their answers online.
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins: Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Twenty-three pages offer a multitude of questions designed to reinforce reading comprehension of the novel, Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell. After reading a chapter, scholars answer questions using knowledge of the story's...
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins: Lesson Activities

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Use a 12-activity packet to complete as the class reads Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott Odell. The skills practice sheets have everything from grammar practice identifying parts of speech to using chapters to answer reading...
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins: A Novel Study

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
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...
Lesson Planet

A Reading Guide to Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Reading Island of the Blue Dolphins with your class? This reading guide, though not a complete lesson or curriculum, will provide you with all the information you need to develop an excellent literature unit for this award winning book....
Lesson Planet

Guided Reading: Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Discuss Island of the Blue Dolphins in this guided reading lesson. Young learners read the historical novel by Scott O'Dell independently, and discuss plot points and characterization with their classmates throughout the book. After they...
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins: Vocabulary and Spelling

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Accompany a classroom novel study of Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell with a spelling and vocabulary packet. Scholars define several terms and choose three of nine spelling activities to complete over the course of a week. 
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Students 5th - 10th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Scott O'Dell's Island of the Blue Dolphins. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this reading worksheet, students answer 10 multiple-choice questions about the book. For example, "What caused the death of the old sea elephant?"
Lesson Planet

Word Unscramble: Book- Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Island of the Blue Dolphins activity, students survey how to unscramble twenty five words associated with the novel.
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students complete 7 short answer questions regarding the book Island of the Blue Dolphins. Students write summary paragraphs of the book on dolphin shaped worksheets.
Lesson Planet

Study Guide for Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Dive your class into a reading of Island of the Blue Dolphins with this in-depth study guide. Breaking the novel into three parts, the resource begins each section with a focus activity that identifies a specific theme or question to be...
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins Final Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
As your class finishes its reading of Island of the Blue Dolphins, allow your students to choose from this list of final projects. From creating a shoebox museum or researching modern day survival stories, to writing a diary or newspaper...
Lesson Planet

Dolphins of the World

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Pair a novel study of Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell with a presentation on dolphins. The 37-slide PowerPoint shows different types of dolphins all around the world, includes a brief description of each, and provides a photo...
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins Project

For Teachers 4th
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...
Lesson Planet

Whole Language Approach to Map Making

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders, after reading Island of the Blue Dolphins, explore map making using the Whole Language Approach.
Lesson Planet

Island of the Blue Dolphins: Chapters 1-2 Quiz

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Island of the Blue Dolphin worksheet, students identify vocabulary words from chapters one and two in this book. They match the vocabulary word to the best definition Students complete six problems.
Lesson Planet

Stranded: Survival Themes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore human character by reading classic children's books. For this story analysis lesson, students read the book Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell and Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. Students identify the character traits...
Lesson Planet

ESL Integrated Literature Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read and analyze information related to the book Island of the Blue Dolphin. They select appropriate information for the purpose of investigating part of the book.
10:10
Lesson Planet

Cache

For Students 4th - 12th
The excavation of a cache of artifacts found on San Nicolas Island, a part of the Channel Island chain, is the focus of a documentary that shows how archaeologists uncover artifacts and use these finds to attempt to understand the past....
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island: Lesson Plan 4

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Imagine being stranded all alone on an island for 18 years. How would you survive? Class members are challenged to makes necessities out of natural materials that would likely be found on an island.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island: Lesson Plan 2

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
After watching West of the West's documentary The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island, class members imagine how Juana Maria/Karana may have felt about living alone on the island for 18 years and craft a blackout poem or a narrative in her...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island: Lesson Plan 1

For Teachers 4th Standards
As a practice writing test, fourth graders use the West of the West's documentary Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island and two print resources as source materials for an informative article that identifies information that is historically...