Island of the Blue Dolphins Close Reading and Text Dependent Questions

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ISBN: 9781480782822
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Number of pages: 7
Author: Charles Aracich
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

Download and read online Island of the Blue Dolphins Close Reading and Text Dependent Questions in PDF and EPUB Students analyze Island of the Blue Dolphins using key skills from the Common Core. Close reading of the text is required to answer text-dependent questions. Included are student pages with the text-dependent questions as well as suggested answers.


An Instructional Guide for Literature Island of the Blue Dolphins

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ISBN: 9781425897246
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Number of pages: 72
Author: Charles Aracich
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

Download and read online An Instructional Guide for Literature Island of the Blue Dolphins in PDF and EPUB Follow the story of a young girl stranded for years on an island off the California coast. This instructional guide for literature features rigorous and engaging lessons and activities to aid in students' comprehension and analysis. These appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities were written to support the Common Core State Standards and incorporate research-based literacy skills to help students become thorough readers. Each lesson and activity work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more.


Island of the Blue Dolphins

Filename: island-of-the-blue-dolphins.pdf
ISBN: 9780547488899
Release Date: 2010-02-08
Number of pages: 192
Author: Scott O'Dell
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Island of the Blue Dolphins in PDF and EPUB Far off the coast of California looms a harsh rock known as the island of San Nicholas. Dolphins flash in the blue waters around it, sea otter play in the vast kep beds, and sea elephants loll on the stony beaches. Here, in the early 1800s, according to history, an Indian girl spent eighteen years alone, and this beautifully written novel is her story. It is a romantic adventure filled with drama and heartache, for not only was mere subsistence on so desolate a spot a near miracle, but Karana had to contend with the ferocious pack of wild dogs that had killed her younger brother, constantly guard against the Aleutian sea otter hunters, and maintain a precarious food supply. More than this, it is an adventure of the spirit that will haunt the reader long after the book has been put down. Karana's quiet courage, her Indian self-reliance and acceptance of fate, transform what to many would have been a devastating ordeal into an uplifting experience. From loneliness and terror come strength and serenity in this Newbery Medal-winning classic. In celebration of the book's 50th anniversary, this edition has an introduction by Lois Lowry, Newbery Medal-winning author of The Giver and Number the Stars.


Island of the Blue Dolphins

Filename: island-of-the-blue-dolphins.pdf
ISBN: 0590373552
Release Date: 1997-08-01
Number of pages: 16
Author: Scott O'Dell
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Download and read online Island of the Blue Dolphins in PDF and EPUB Author biography, chapter summaries, discussion questions, vocabulary builders, reproducibles, cross-curricular activities for students of all learning styles for the novel Island of the blue dolphins by Scott O'Dell.


The Black Pearl

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ISBN: 0547350465
Release Date: 1967-09-09
Number of pages: 144
Author: Scott O'Dell
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online The Black Pearl in PDF and EPUB From the depths of a cave in the Vermilion Sea, Ramon Salazar has wrested a black pearl so lustrous and captivating that his father, an expert pearl dealer, is certain Ramon has found the legendary Pearl of Heaven. Such a treasure is sure to bring great joy to the villagers of their tiny coastal town, and even greater renown to the Salazar name. No diver, not even the swaggering Gaspar Ruiz, has ever found a pearl like this! But is there a price to pay for a prize so great? When a terrible tragedy strikes the village, old Luzon’s warning about El Diablo returns to haunt Ramon. If El Diablo actually exists, it will take all Ramon’s courage to face the winged creature waiting for him offshore.


My Father s Dragon

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ISBN: 9780486492834
Release Date: 2014-01-15
Number of pages: 96
Author: Ruth Stiles Gannett
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online My Father s Dragon in PDF and EPUB A young boy runs away from home to rescue an abused baby dragon held captive to serve as a free twenty-four hour, seven-days-a-week ferry for the lazy wild animals living on Wild Island.


Hold the Flag High

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ISBN: 9780060504281
Release Date: 2005-05-24
Number of pages: 32
Author: Catherine Clinton
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Hold the Flag High in PDF and EPUB In July 1863, a significantbattle in the Civil War was fought. Sergeant William H. Carney, an officer of the newly formed Massachusetts Fifty-fourth Regiment -- comprised entirely of African Americans -- led his soldiers over the ramparts of Fort Wagner, where Union soldiers charged the Confederates. As the soldiers fought, they gained strength from the stars and stripes of the American flag, Old Glory. It was Carney's vow to never let Old Glory touch the ground, and despite several gunshot wounds, he was able to rescue the flag from the fallen bearer. Carney held the flag high as a symbol that his regiment would never submit to the Confederacy. The battle of Fort Wagner decimated the Fifty-fourth Regiment, but Carney's heroism that night inspired all who survived. Catherine Clinton's historically precise text paired with Shane Evans's rich illustrations creates a remarkable account of one of the most memorable battles in Civil War history.


Conservation Biology for All

Filename: conservation-biology-for-all.pdf
ISBN: 9780199554232
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 344
Author: Navjot S. Sodhi
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Conservation Biology for All in PDF and EPUB Conservation Biology for All provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science to a global readership. A series of authoritative chapters have been written by the top names in conservation biology with the principal aim of disseminating cutting-edge conservation knowledge as widely as possible. Important topics such as balancing conversion and human needs, climate change, conservation planning, designing and analyzing conservation research, ecosystem services, endangered species management, extinctions, fire, habitat loss, and invasive species are covered. Numerous textboxes describing additional relevant material or case studies are also included. The global biodiversity crisis is now unstoppable; what can be saved in the developing world will require an educated constituency in both the developing and developed world. Habitat loss is particularly acute in developing countries, which is of special concern because it tends to be these locations where the greatest species diversity and richest centres of endemism are to be found. Sadly, developing world conservation scientists have found it difficult to access an authoritative textbook, which is particularly ironic since it is these countries where the potential benefits of knowledge application are greatest. There is now an urgent need to educate the next generation of scientists in developing countries, so that they are in a better position to protect their natural resources.


1491 Second Edition

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ISBN: 0307278182
Release Date: 2006-10-10
Number of pages: 576
Author: Charles C. Mann
Publisher: Vintage

Download and read online 1491 Second Edition in PDF and EPUB In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492. Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of Indians who actively molded and influenced the land around them. The astonishing Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan had running water and immaculately clean streets, and was larger than any contemporary European city. Mexican cultures created corn in a specialized breeding process that it has been called man’s first feat of genetic engineering. Indeed, Indians were not living lightly on the land but were landscaping and manipulating their world in ways that we are only now beginning to understand. Challenging and surprising, this a transformative new look at a rich and fascinating world we only thought we knew. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Hope for Winter The True Story of a Remarkable Dolphin Friendship

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ISBN: 9780545686709
Release Date: 2014-08-26
Number of pages: 40
Author: Craig Hatkoff
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Download and read online Hope for Winter The True Story of a Remarkable Dolphin Friendship in PDF and EPUB A story of a baby dolphin named Hope is rescued against all odds. Exactly 5 years and 1 day after Winter, the tailless dolphin who inspired a major motion picture featuring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, and Harry Conick Jr., was rescued, something pretty amazing happened. Just feet from where Winter was found, appeared another injured dolphin, orphaned from her mother and struggling to survive. The Clearwater Marine team quickly went to work, attempting to nurse this new dolphin back to health. After a tough fight fought by the little dolphin and by the Clearwater team, the dolphin grew strong and healthy. She now lives with Winter and crowds flock to the aquarium to see them play. Her tale is one of courage and triumph. She was named Hope and this book tells her story.


Number the Stars

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ISBN: 9780007383634
Release Date: 2012-12-20
Number of pages: 144
Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online Number the Stars in PDF and EPUB A powerful story set in Nazi occupied Denmark in 1943. Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen is called upon for a selfless act of bravery to help save her best-friend, Ellen – a Jew.


Naked and Marooned

Filename: naked-and-marooned.pdf
ISBN: 9780753549964
Release Date: 2014-06-05
Number of pages: 320
Author: Ed Stafford
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Naked and Marooned in PDF and EPUB ‘I stood on the beach truly alone for the first time. I would not see another person for sixty days. I was on an uninhabited tropical island and I had nothing with me to help me survive. No food, no equipment, no knife and not even any clothes. All I had was my camera kit so that I could intimately record my self-inflicted sentence.’ What if you were abandoned on a tropical island with no food or water, no basic equipment, not even a knife, and no clothes – could you survive? Extreme adventurer Ed Stafford isn’t sure, but he’s about to find out as he pushes himself to the limit in this gripping and inspirational test of human survival. For sixty days, with only his explorer’s instinct and a video camera to record his experiences, Ed faces the ultimate feat of physical and mental endurance. He confronts blazing heat and brutal loneliness; eats snails to escape starvation and battles illness, dehydration and fatigue in what is his most dangerous, and at times life-threatening, challenge to date. This epic story of survival, full of exhilarating highs and devastating lows, is told with raw emotion and captivating honesty. This book will leave you amazed and exhausted.


Introductory Statistics

Filename: introductory-statistics.pdf
ISBN: 1938168208
Release Date: 2013-10-31
Number of pages: 848
Author: Barbara Illowsky
Publisher:

Download and read online Introductory Statistics in PDF and EPUB "Introductory Statistics is designed for the one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. This text assumes students have been exposed to intermediate algebra, and it focuses on the applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. The foundation of this textbook is Collaborative Statistics, by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean."--Page 5.


Lives of a Cell

Filename: lives-of-a-cell.pdf
ISBN: 0606207708
Release Date: 1978
Number of pages: 153
Author: Lewis Thomas
Publisher: Turtleback

Download and read online Lives of a Cell in PDF and EPUB Reprint of the ed. published by Viking Press, New York.


Listening to Whales

Filename: listening-to-whales.pdf
ISBN: 0345442881
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 309
Author: Alexandra Morton
Publisher: Ballantine Books

Download and read online Listening to Whales in PDF and EPUB An insightful study of the language and behavior of orcas draws on the author's twenty-five years of personal observation to describe how her years of research and recordings of killer whale language have led to a deeper understanding of whale echolocation and communication. Reprint.