Island of the Blue Dolphins
by Scott O'Dell
Assignments & Activities
Available to teachers only as part of the Island of the Blue Dolphins Teacher Pass
Island of the Blue Dolphins Teacher Pass includes:
- Assignments & Activities
- Reading Quizzes
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- Discussion & Essay Questions
- Challenges & Opportunities
- Related Readings in Literature & History
Sample of Assignments & Activities
From Cave Dwellers to Cave Researchers
Objective: Homo sapiens are said to have begun as cave dwellers; we've seemingly always been drawn to these amazing places... ever since the dawn of humankind. So, it's probably no coincidence that caves always seem to appear just...
Jump Ship? Or not?
Objective: You'd have to be crazy to jump off a ship in the middle of the ocean—unless you're Karana. When her brother falls off the ship, she jumps in and swims with him back to the island. Even though everyone and everything s...