Turtle in Paradise Lapbook

The Extra School Mom
Grade Levels
4th - 6th
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This is a lapbook activity for the book Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L Holm.  A creative and quick unit for the book, this lapbook is great to add to your already busy language arts curriculum.  This resource is versatile and can be used for whole class instruction as a read aloud or in smaller book clubs. It is a great beginning resource for introducing elements of character, conflict, theme and symbolism as well as finding supporting text evidence (aka examples) within a story.  


*Design a book cover and symbolism activity

*Identifying character traits and supporting with examples

*Identifying types of conflict and supporting with examples

*Exploring theme

*Creating 1-2 sentence chapter highlights

*Examining the Plot Chart and how it pertains to a story

*A Teacher Guide that outlines each section of the lapbook

*Book Talk Tips to help facilitate class discussion and locating text evidence within the story

*A visual Reference Guide

Want a more in depth and cross curricular resource for Turtle in Paradise?  Check out my Turtle in Paradise Novel Study

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