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Island of the Blue Dolphins
Mar 24, 2000
This fourth grade track is designed to be used as language arts and social studies lessons using the book, Island of the Blue Dolphins as the focus piece. The students will do activities with the Island of the Blue Dolphins. They will locate the Aleutins Islands on a map on the internet. They will gather information about dolphins. They will search the author's biography for information. They will read a poem about Alaska and compare and contrast living in Alaska with living in their home state. Standards-Students will be able to use maps, globes, and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective. This meets Tennessee Curriculum Frameworks standards Language Arts-The student will develop the reading skills necessary for word recognition, comprehension, interpretation, analysis, evaluation, and appreciation of the written text. computer technology:The student will use technology as a tool to conduct and evaluate research and to communicate effectively information and ideas.