Examining "Island of the Blue Dolphins" through a Literary Lens


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This ReadWriteThink lesson invites students at all English proficiency levels, including English Language Learners (ELLs), to read, discuss, and react to Scott O'Dell's "Island of the Blue Dolphins." Students examine Karana's character development after discussing personal experiences with courage and adversity. Students then look for examples of courage in their community.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension