Teacher Resources: Chapter 11

Writing Prompts

Opinion: What factors did Karana consider in choosing the location for her new home? Would you have chosen the same location? Why or why not? Use evidence from the story to support your claim.

Informative/explanatory: Describe some of the ways Karana protects her food and possessions from wild animals. Develop the topic with facts and other information related to the topic.

Narrative: Karana plans to kill the wild dogs. Imagine you are a wild dog. How might you react when Karana approaches your cave? Use sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.

Lesson Plans

Creating an Island Home

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