This lyrical and informative look at the elusive and endangered loggerhead turtle is sure to delight young nature lovers. See the Sentence Fluency chapter of 6+1 Traits for more teaching ideas! This lyrical and informative look at the elusive and endangered loggerhead turtle is sure to delight young nature lovers. This is the story of her journey. Until, one summer night, she lands on a beach to lay her eggsthe very same beach where she herself was born. The small turtle hides in the seaweed.
This book illustrates several of these features. The colorful illustrations add to our understanding of her growth from tiny baby to mother who possesses the incredible ability to journey thousands of miles in thirty years to her birthplace where she tenderly makes a nest and lays about one hundred eggs in the sand. The story is experiences as one tiny turtle makes over a 1,000 mile journey in the oceans of the world from her birth to age thirty. They use their shells to hide from big things. Among many great features, Teacher Resources include outside links to diverse media and provide information about text complexity! For thirty years she swims the oceans, wandering thousands of miles as she searches for food. Far, far out at sea lives one of the world's most mysterious creatures, the loggerhead turtle.
Nicola Davies's lyrical text offers fascinating information about the journey of the tiny, endangered loggerhead, while charming paintings by Jane Chapman vivdly illustrate one turtle's journey. Jane Chapman also loves sea turtles and has wanted to paint them for ages. On pages 120-121 of Strategies that Work, Harvey and Goudvis list and describe nonfiction features that signal importance. It has many wonderful colorful pictures of turtle and how they are born, survive and reproduce. This way the teacher can get an idea of what students already know and what questions they may have that the book can answer. A powerful nature story for a young audience. Until, one summer night, she lands on a beach to lay her eggs- the very same beach where she herself was born.
The E-mail message field is required. One summer night the ocean currents guide her to the same beach where she was born where she makes a nest in the sand and lays and hides about one hundred Ping-Pong ball size eggs. For thirty years she swims the oceans, wandering thousands of miles as she searches for food. Nonfiction Conventions : · Informational Forward at beginning of book preface · Index back of the book · Small print vs. In the top portion, write the sentence much more simply. While there is no mention of race or economic status it is important to note that there is a natural order to the turtles world. When they get older they live in water.
To learn about more features, head over to our. She also includes many similes and metaphors that help to strengthen the connection between the reader and the subject. A nonfiction resource that reads like a storybook. Sea turtles hatch and go to the sea and live there forever! Use text features and search tools e. Nicola Davies's lyrical text offers fascinating information about the journey of the tiny, endangered loggerhead, while charming paintings by Jane Chapman vivdly illustrate one turtle's journey.
A chart can be created of the similes and metaphors discovered in this text and what the author means by the comparison. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2—3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. She chooses the perfect words and phrases to evoke our emotions and appeal to our desire to care for an endangered animal, and to clearly and concisely communicate the pieces of factual information she feels are important. Coding the Text On page 282 of Strategies That Work, there is a list of codes students can use to code text. Theme: The story provides informational facts about Loggerhead turtles that live in the oceans of the world. Both versions include facts about loggerheads! Jesus, the Son of God, as truly human and truly God, is sovereign over the universe and is in charge of everything. Share one of the Franklin books with students and have them compare fiction and non-fiction.
Alan Marriot is best known for his voices on television show Bob the Builder. Until, one summer night, she lands on a beach to lay her eggs--the very same beach where she herself was born. For thirty years she swims the oceans, wandering thousands of miles as she searches for food. Packed full of information, with creative variations in text. From phonics to fluency, the Scholastic downloadable worksheets offer meaningful engagement for students in grades K-12.
It begins with one tiny turtle. Style: Story uses lyrical words, colorful illustrations and astonishing facts about Loggerhead Turtles to show the reader the beautiful and precious creation of the Loggerhead Turtle who lives an amazing life of over 30 years in the oceans. The site includes lesson plans and ideas for other activities. Then, one summer night, she lands on a beach to lay her eggs — the very same beach where she herself was born. These can be used with textbooks and magazines to help students make sense of all the information and sift through what is important and what is just supporting information.
Even though One Tiny Turtle is a non-fiction book, it is a picture book. Now available for a special selection of our most popular fiction and nonfiction paperbacks. Teacher Resources are online instructional tools created by teachers for teachers to help integrate trade books seamlessly into the classroom. She returns to the sea. Compare it with other examples of non-fiction turtle books from our media center including Turtles by Meredith Switzer and Turtles by Trudi Strain Trueit to emphasize that information can come from many types of books! Sea turtles start out as tiny as bottle caps. This book comes with a cd.
Using sticky notes to model the use of these codes with One Tiny Turtle is a great strategy to introduce students to the idea of coding text to determine what is important. Then ask them to trade with a partner and enhance the sentence, making it longer and more detailed. The author does a tremendous job of informing the reader of important facts about loggerhead sea turtles while using beautiful language to express her ideas. Students can use this strategy with other books on sea turtles or use with another nonfiction topic that is being studied in class. She mixes interesting facts with beautiful narratives, painting a picture of a solitary sea turtle as she grows and returns to the beach where she was born to lay eggs of her own.