This 45 page activity pack for Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O'Dell, contains 20 Common Core-aligned reading response activities. Focus standards include character analysis, theme, plot, figurative language, point of view, and more.
Open ended questions and graphic organizers are easily adaptable for every learner. Perfect for whole class, small group, or even independent study.
♥You're free to use the printable OR digital version; BOTH are included with your purchase!
♥Perfect for distance learning. Students can access the digital version from home or school. Teachers and students can easily send this back and forth using Google Drive or Google Classroom! (The minimum that's needed is a free Google account. However, you may also contact me for help using this product on many other digital learning platforms!)
♥Excellent for school or homeschool. No-prep and so easy for teachers, parents, and students to follow!
♥Eye-catching digital version contains full-color, interactive adaptations of all resources.
1) 20 Common Core-aligned Reading Response Activities
•Questions and Answers
•Response to Literature: Theme
•Themes and Lessons
•A Typical Day: Karana and You
•Cause and Effect
•Character Changes: Karana
•Island of the Blue Dolphins: Character Notes
•What Would I Do?
•Setting: Island of the Blue Dolphins
•Setting and Imagery
•Figurative Language (2 versions)
•My Book Cover
•Reading Strategy: Predictions
•Would You Rather...?
•My Book Review
2) Culminating Project Options
•9 creative project choices for students to complete after they finish the book
3) Free-writing Journal
•3 decorative posters containing thought-provoking quotes from the book
•Free-writing journal template for students to write about the quotes
4) Easy planning and Low Prep
•Detailed Table of Contents outlines standard/focus and tells you when to use what
•Common Core Codes included for all activities
•Student Packet Cover for easy organization
•All Answer Keys
5) Instructions for digital Google Drive Version
This product is contained within my complete novel study for this book.
For smaller components out of the complete novel study, click here.
Island of the Blue Dolphins | Comprehension & Vocabulary
Island of the Blue Dolphins | Tests
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Digital Version Info: For the digital version(s), you will need Internet access and a free Google account, OR Google Classroom. Digital versions will work on computers or iPads. (To use Google Slides versions on an iPad without Google Classroom, simply have your students download the Google Slides app, available for free on iTunes.) Within your downloaded zip file, you will see explicit, easy-to-follow instructions that will get you started in minutes! Students will be highly engaged and freshly invigorated as they type, draw, and diagram directly into the file on their computers or tablets. They can easily share their work with you as they go, all without the hassle of paper, pencil, and copies. (Applies to paid products only.)
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