Research the Animals of the Island
The story of Island of the Blue Dolphins is filled with animals. They have a very crucial role to the story and many of them help Karana. This project will allow you to learn more about the animals that are in the story.
- Research the animals Scott O'Dell wrote about in Island of the Blue Dolphins using the mandatory research topics.
- Create a movie or powerpoint presentation to show your findings and explain how each animal helped Karana while she was living on the island.
Mandatory Research Topics
You will need to research facts about each animal and your project must also include an explanation of why the animal is important to the story.
- Elephant Seals
- Sea Otters
- Devil Fish
- Creative Beginning Title
- Your Name at the beginning or end of movie
- You must have at least 15 pictures
- Pictures must play for 2-5 seconds
- Informational titles throughout the movie
- Voice Narration that is loud and clear
- Background Music
- Works Cited
Powerpoint or Keynote Expectations
- Creative Title
- Your Name on the Title Slide
- Every slide must have a picture with a link to where you found it.
- Works Cited Slide
- Save as: LastName_FirstName_IslandAnimals
START YOUR RESEARCH HERE!
National Geographic - Good for researching dolphins, elephant seals, and sea otters