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Book Club: The Swiss Family Robinson and Robinson Crusoe, Part 2 Make Up Your Imaginary Island


Continue reading The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss and Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.

Assignment 2

Establish the longitude and latitude of the island Investigate other lands within that geographic region.

Assignment 3

Describe the climate of the island and its habitat, based upon its geographic location.

Assignment 4

List and draw examples of possible flora and fauna based on the previous research you have done.

Assignment 5

Determine the land features and topography of the island. Map your imaginary island (How to Draw a Map of an Imaginary Place might be helpful.)

Assignment 6

Describe the prevailing winds and currents based upon the information via National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

  • I am not sure if I made this unit up entirely myself or if I found some of it on the internet. If you know if any of this has come from a source I have not credited, please let me know, and I will make the appropriate corrections.


  1. This kinda stuff is eight up our alley. Your literature postings have been so helpful to me.

    Thank you for sharing.

  2. Ooohhhh, we'd been thinking about reading this next. We showed the movie to the kids and they think it sounds like a lot of fun.


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