This wonderful unit has a variety of reading skills to use cross-curricularly with science. There are vocabulary cards and definitions of words used in the story. There is a word sort for students to use in the form of a cut and paste. There is a challenging sequence of Events page that covers the life cycle of a sea turtle. A page is given to write about text to self-text-world. The theme and author's purpose is also covered, along with a setting and characters page. Students can list adjectives to describe Jiro-San and Taro, and there are pages to teach beginning, middle, and end. Last, there are a few options for writing, including a friendly letter with two teaching posters.