This packet helps you lead a discussion about Maslow's hierarchy of needs as seen in the book "Island of the Blue Dolphins". It is a great way to talk about human behavior with the students. A chart of the hierarchy and explanation is included as well as a blank version for students to fill in examples of each need as they read the text. Another chart is included WITH EXAMPLES AND PAGE NUMBERS FOR EACH SECTION so that you, as the teacher have a head start on good examples to discuss with the kids. There are also SPELLING/VOCABULARY worksheets for the first three chapters. Page numbers are included with the words so the students can infer the meaning of the word before turning to the dictionary. A few bonus discussion questions are also included! Head over to my store to find and DOWNLOAD a FREE ESSAY TEST for the book as well! This is a great way to discuss this book with your students! Hope you enjoy and please leave feedback!