Island of the Blue Dolphins - Text Evidence

Updated: 7/12/2018
Island of the Blue Dolphins - Text Evidence
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Island of Blue Dolphins Teacher Guide

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

Island of the Blue Dolphins is a fictional novel based on the true story of the Lone Woman of San Nicolas. Karana is stuck on an island, forced to survive harsh weather, wild dogs, and enduring solitude, wondering if she’ll ever be rescued and returned to her family. These storyboarding activities will help students understand important details and concepts.


Island of the Blue Dolphins

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Island of the Blue Dolphins Text Evidence

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  • "Rain fell that night and lasted for two days."
  • "If I built a hut here I would have to kill him and his pack. I planned to do this anyway, but it would take much time."
  • What challenges did Karana face while alone in the wilderness?
  • "There was another place to the south where I could have built my house...but I did not want to go there because it would remind of the people who were gone."