Dolphins at Daybreak Biome Compare/Contrast Activity
Based on the book in the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne

1. Review the Comparison and Contrast Guide @ ReadWriteThink - online activity through "Evaluating".

Tip: To work your way through click the right pointing arrow after reading each page. right arrow

To Compare means:

To Contrast means:


2. Deepen your understanding of Biomes using the Biomes & Ecosystems web site.
Pay particular attention to the ocean biome and the biome where your home is located.


3. Download/print the Compare and Contrast graphic organizer from ReadWriteThink.


4. Use the organizer to Compare and Contrast your home biome with the ocean biome.



Super techies: Perhaps you can complete this activity using the computer to enter the info and keep the organizer's basic format. Go for it.

Make a digital document that replicates the basic format of the doc.
shown at the left. Complete the exercise, saving frequently.

Submit the document either by printing it or emailing/drop boxing a pdf or the edocument itself.
(Stuff happens: Always keep a copy of your finished project.)


fish Explore further. Dive into some fun activities!  

Dolphins at Daybreak Internet Hunt

Explore the Coral Reef
Dolphins at Daybreak puzzle print Check out the Fish Ditty
Dolphins at the Dolphin Institute

Ocean themed Museum activities

Learn All About Dolphins Save the Coral Reef webquest
Write a postcard for Jack or Annie Oceans - a cause for concern problem based learning
Fishy Facts Internet Hunt Biomes - problem based learning
Make an Ocean stationery - Use it to write a letter to a friend. Tell them about your favorite ocean animal or what you enjoyed about reading Dolphins at Daybreak.  

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2009 Cindy O'Hora, Posted April 8, 2009, UDT 3/2020