Kids LOVE reptiles! Especially turtles!
Engage your students with this interesting and informative article based on scientific information about turtles as carriers of Salmonella bacteria.
Activites to accompany this one-page article include:
Defining relevant vocabulary
Comparing pets with a Venn diagram
Finding the main idea
Supporting the main idea with details from the reading
Summarizing important facts
Pair this article together with the following activity for a great lesson about reptiles! Comparing Reptiles and Mammals
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