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Students discuss turtles. They read books about turtles, make turtle puppets, research turtles on the Internet and then create a turtle fact booklet.
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Turtle-Themed Editable Bookmarks
Dive into reading with these customizable turtle bookmarks. Create a monthly book club with your class where each child can bring in a book from home to share. Customize these bookmarks with the month, and the title of the book that is...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts
When Turtle Grew Feathers
Friendship is a valuable part of growing up. Learn about the importance of friendship with a variety of activities based on When Turtle Grew Feathers by Tim Tingle. Kids practice making musical instruments, discussing plot points,...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Anansi And Turtle Go To Dinner
That tricky Anansi! Join him and Turtle in the story Anansi and Turtle Go to Dinner by Bobby and Sherry Norfolk, based on the African folktale. Kids answer comprehension questions and sing songs about spiders before creating spider webs...
Pre-K - K English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sea Turtle Coloring & Activity Book
Learning about sea turtles is exciting enough at it is, but this activity book takes things to a whole new level. Including a word search, maze, and crossword puzzle as well as coloring, drawing, and connect-the-dots activities, this...
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Turtle and Tortoise Preschool Lesson Plan
One of the best parts about teaching the littlest learners is that you can create thematic lessons that use one topic to address every subject. Here is a nice set of thematic teaching ideas that uses turtles and tortoises to teach...
Pre-K - K English Language Arts
Identifying Missing Words
How do you figure out the meaning of a word you don't know? Young readers develop skills to identifying missing words in a story using context clues. Picture clues are used to identify covered words in the story I Can’t Get My Turtle to...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Introduce Vocabulary: One Tiny Turtle (Davies)
The loggerhead turtle is a fascinating species, and budding readers learn all about it in Nicola Davies' account One Tiny Turtle. This informational narrative offers excellent vocabulary in context, and you'll find guidance here to...
K - 3rd English Language Arts