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Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel Unit Packet

Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel Unit Packet
Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel Unit Packet
Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel Unit Packet
Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel Unit Packet
Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel Unit Packet
Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel Unit Packet
Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel Unit Packet
Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel Unit Packet
Product Description
This novel unit correlates with CCLS standards and includes:

Launching activities:
-Analyzing Quotes
-Visualization activity and feelings about being left alone on an island and how to survive
-Message in a bottle (letter asking for help and sharing experiences)

Vocabulary in Context:
-Pre-reading vocabulary with excerpts from the text
-Vocabulary review 1-10 in context

-Active reading summarizing sheet (summary of chapter, major/minor character's role in the chapter, how the setting is important to the chapter, prediction for what will happen in the next chapter)

-Exposition, Setting/Character, Rising Action, Conflict, Climax review

-Chapter 3 (mood and feelings)/Group discussion and prediction

-Chapter 4 (decision making chart by analyzing and reflecting on a quote)

-Chapter 5/6 (discussion about a character's action)

-Chapter 7
a.(decision making chart based on a character's action providing reasons why the character should/should not have made that decision)
b. response (drawing conclusions)
c. point of view (diary entry from Karana's point of view in this chapter)

Chapter 1-10 review:
a.Chapter 10 Summarizing sheet and response (drawing conclusions around character's actions)
b. Most pivotal moment (quoting accurately from text and explaining evidence)
c. vocabulary review (in context)

-Chapter 11: turning point in the story
(analyzing a sentence from the novel and share how this is a turning point in the novel)

Ch.12-17
-text dependent questions (multiple choice)--supporting answers with specific lines from the text,
-multiple choice quiz Ch. 15-17 (focus on rereading lines from the text and analyzing choices to choose the BEST answer)
-point of view review (guided group reread p.36-40 and complete guided writing experience from Ramo's point of view) and After reading CH. 15-16, write a scene from the perspective of Rontu, the dog.
-Ch. 17 Text dependent questions (choosing two quotes from the text that support Karana's action on a specific page and analyzing a quote)

-Chapter 18-20:Pulling significant quotes while reading (pulling a direct line from the text and reflecting on that quote by sharing why it is significant and commenting on the quote by sharing feelings and reactions using text evidence)---Modeled using Ch. 11 quote

-Chapter 21-23 activities:
a.Character analysis chart (character trait, citing direct lines from the text, making inferences)
b. response-analyzing a quote to show how Karana has changed
c.Figurative Language review (simile, metaphor, personification) using chapters 1-22
d. Quiz--Ch. 21-22

-Ch.23-26 text dependent and review questions (Main idea, drawing conclusions,sequencing)

Ch. 26-end of the novel activities
a.character trait chart that helped Karana survive on the island
b.details from the text that show how Karana is the same person from the beginning of the novel and details that show how she is different
c.Survivor: San Nicholas Island: Letter of persuasion


CCLS aligned test is NOT included in this packet, but can be found in my store.

Total Pages
52 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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