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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Cache

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
The excavation of a cache of artifacts, believed to have been buried by Juana Maria, a Nicoleno Native American who lived alone on San Nicolas Island for over 18 years, is the focus of a unit that shows how archaeologists uncover...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island documents the story of Juana Maria, who spent 18 years alone on the most remote island of the Channel Islands chain. After watching West of the West's documentary and reading two print resources,...
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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,...
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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...
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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?"
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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...
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Island of the Blue Dolphins

For Teachers 7th - 11th
This literature study PowerPoint summarizes the main story elements of the book, Island of the Blue Dolphins. Students read about the the theme, setting and events. There are also a few slides where students complete various interactive...
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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.
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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...
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Word Unscramble: Book- Island of the Blue Dolphins

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

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, 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.
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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.
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An Innovative Book Report Idea for "Island of the Blue Dolphins"

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students can create a board game to show their understanding of the book "Island of the Blue Dolphins" by Scott O'Dell.
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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...
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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....
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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.
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Pre-read Tea Party

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners rev themselves up to read. In this Island of the Blue Dolphins lesson, students participate in a scripted tea party to enable them to note key elements in the novel before they read it.
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ESL Integrated Literature Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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.
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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...
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Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island

For Students 4th - 12th
The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island documents the story of Juana Maria (the name given her by the padres of the Santa Barbara mission) who spent 18 years alone on the most remote island of the Channel Islands chain.
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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.
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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...
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Island of the Blue Dolphins Jigsaw

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research three topics from the book, either Village Life, Sea Life, or San Nicholas Island. They research independently and meet in a jigsaw format to share what they learned. As group they create a poster for class...
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What's Mongolia Really Like?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Understanding different cultural experiences is a challenging and worthwhile objective throughout grade and content levels. This lesson facilitates an appreciation of rural Mongolian life through a simulation of being a nomadic teen as...