Delve deep into Island of the Blue Dolphins with Lit Links! Focusing on two or three novel chapters at a time, each section contains "before you the read the chapters", vocabulary building, chapter questions and language activities. Structure and ideas for bulletin boards, centers, pre-reading activities, fine art activities and other ideas are also provided, building critical thinking, reference, reading comprehension, grammar, punctuation and word structure skills. A synopsis, author biography, student assignment checklist, puzzles, and answer key are included. 60 classroom-reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 7-8.