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Island of the Blue Dolphins Focus Guide


Island of the Blue Dolphins

By Scott O'Dell

Karana didn't want to miss the boat which took away the rest of her tribe, but how could she leave her brother behind? This story is based on the life of the 'Lost Woman of San Nicolas.'

Barbara's Notes: If your student struggles with writing, the instruction in this focus guide may be the help he or she needs.

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Book Summary 181 pages
Book Category Medium
Focus Survival; similes and metaphors
Focus Guide 3 weeks
Grade Level 5th – 8th