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Examining Island of the Blue Dolphins through a Literary Lens

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Examining Island of the Blue Dolphins through a Literary Lens

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Twelve 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Sue Carmichael

Rochester, New York

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Materials and Technology

Student Interactives

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Preparation

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Copies of Island of the Blue Dolphins for the class

  • Chart paper and felt-tipped marking pens

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Story Map

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Story Map

The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.

 

Venn Diagram, 3 Circles

Grades   6 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram, 3 Circles

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn Diagrams that contain three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.

 

Venn Diagram

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.

 

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PREPARATION

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