This Hawaii Sea Turtle Informational Text Article is great for Close Reading exercises and nonfiction or scientific informational text reading assignments. Students love to learn about Hawaiian Sea Turtles. The text is interdisciplinary so students meet reading requirements while discovering exciting topics in science. The article is about 2000 words or 7 pages (without images), but is broken down into smaller sections that can be used as separate articles or passages.
WHAT YOU GET:
1.) Two different versions of the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle article have been included. The reason for this is based on the knowledge that not all teachers are equipped with an endless budget for color printing. VERSION ONE is text only, VERSION TWO is fully illustrated with numerous full color images of green sea turtles in their natural environment.
2.) Reading Comprehension Quiz and answer key
3.) Sea Turtle PowerPoint:
This powerpoint has 17 sea turtle images, the same images that are used in the illustrated version. There is no real information in the powerpoint. Its purpose is to be used to click through during a read aloud exercise with the text only version of the passage. Kids love to sea the images of the sea turtles, it makes the reading part more exciting and provides a great entry point for discussion.
4.) Sea Turtle Coloring Page
The Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle Article answers the following questions/includes the following topics:
What is a Green Sea Turtle?
Sea Turtle Anatomy
What do sea turtles eat?
Where do sea turtles live?
How long do sea turtles live?
Mating and Nesting
Threats to sea turtles
How to help protect sea turtles
Sea turtle lingo (glossary)