A fun, high-interest, low-readability literature unit for Gordon Korman's popular "Island" series. This download includes worksheets, activities, quizzes, and a final test for "Book One: Shipwreck," "Book Two: Survival," and "Book Three: Escape."
Activities are hands-on and help raise student interest, especially in unmotivated readers. Reading comprehension questions include a mix of prediction, reaction, questioning, and visualizing techniques to really heighten student comprehension, and quizzes and final test all come with answer keys.
With this download and the novels you would be ready to start a unit on this series immediately!
All activities and assessments can be downloaded individually and/or bundled together for each book in the series.
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