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The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island
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    to create curiosity

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    inhabit

    intrigued

    remote

    chaos

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    situated far from the main centers of population; distant.

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    remote

    chaos

    inhabit

    sensation

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    to live in

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    intrigued

    remote

    inhabit

    sensation

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    complete disorder and confusion

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    inhabit

    sensation

    remote

    chaos

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    a popular topic of interest

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    intrigued

    sensation

    remote

    chaos

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    Which of the following identifies the central idea of the text?

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    Island of the Blue Dolphins doesn’t accurately capture the lone woman’s experiences.

    The lone woman’s unique experiences on San Nicola were interesting to many people.

    When the lone woman came to the mainland she was overwhelmed by the new culture.

    The lone woman would have preferred to stay on the island she considered home.

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    Which detail from the text best supports the main idea of the text?

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    “Her story has intrigued and inspired readers and historians ever since she was rescued.” (Paragraph 1)

    “There were no other ships large enough to make the trip on the coast at the time. Soon, the rescue mission and the lone woman were forgotten.” (Paragraph 6)

    “Over the next 18 years, rumors traveled around the mainland that San Nicolas Island might still be inhabited.” (Paragraph 7)

    “Before she died the priests baptized her and gave her the Spanish name Juana Maria.” (Paragraph 12)

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    How was the lone woman’s life and health impacted by her move to the mainland?

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    She became ill shortly after arriving and died.

    She was treated as more of an attraction than a person and this made her sad.

    She grew to miss her life on San Nicolas Island and became homesick.

    She realized that her people were gone and died of a broken heart.

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    Which quote from the text best supports how the lone woman was affected by her move to the main land?

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    “She willingly went back with them to the mainland.” (Paragraph 9)

    “She stayed with the priests at the Santa Barbara Mission. Her people had scattered, and no one in the area spoke the same language as she did.” (Paragraph 10)

    “As she became famous around the town, many people came to see and visit with her.” (Paragraph 11)

    “The lone woman had survived on her own for so long that the food the priests and locals cooked for her made her very sick. She died of disease after only seven weeks on the mainland.” (Paragraph 12)

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