In Survival, when their small plane crashes in the Arctic, teenage Sky and her younger brother are unhurt. But Sky’s mother is badly injured and Doc Joe only has the use of one arm. Their struggle, of course, is to stay alive until rescue arrives. Not everyone wins that fight.
Author: Sylvia McNicoll
Reading level: Grade 2.4 (Lexile 460L)
Interest level: Grades 7-12
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TEACHER SUPPORT MATERIALS
Survival Teacher’s Guide available for purchase or free with 6 or more copies of this title. This guide divides the novel into three sections with discussion points before, during and after reading, along with graphic organizers and response ideas.
FREE DOWNLOAD! “Picture It” Graphic Organizer from the Survival TG, which asks students to create visual images from descriptive prose from the text.
Learn how to make a Foldable Venn Diagram, with sample character sketch from Survival.
Read about The Enduring Appeal of Survival Stories in the Support for Struggling Readers Blog.
Download a complete Learning Activities Package with a non-fiction one pager on The Three Rules of Survival, along with discussion points and practice in creating an outline.