Nim's Island: Novel Study

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A deserted island, a sea lion, and a volcanic eruption ... adventure awaits! Using a helpful novel study, scholars complete a brief vocabulary exercise and answer 10 reading comprehension questions about Nim's Island. Next, they write quatrain poems about a theme from the first chapter.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals or small groups research one of the tropical islands mentioned on page 10 
  • Show the film version of the novel 
Classroom Considerations

  • Provide dictionaries for a vocabulary activity 
  • Only a partial preview (covers chapter one)  of the full novel

  • Provides an author biography and story synopsis
  • Addresses language, reading, writing, and vocabulary

  • None