Sea turtle lesson plans for kindergarten and first grade! These sea turtle activities and ideas feature the book One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies. (affiliate link) Check it out!
Sea Turtle Lesson Plans: Read Aloud Book
We love books by Nicola Davies! One Tiny Turtle does not disappoint! This informational book shares the life cycle of sea turtles in a beautiful way.
Not only does this book contain informational text, Nicola Davies also adds narrative text!
Her books would make a fantastic author study! Check out these blog posts I’ve done on some of her other books.
Sea Turtle Lesson Plans: Responding to Literature
Our Engaging Readers lesson plans start the week off by looking at our schema. Together we create this anchor chart.
Students also write about what they know and what they learned.
Students worked on creating their own informational texts about sea turtles.
Sea Turtle Lesson Plans: Life Cycle
We also worked on creating the life cycle of a sea turtle.
Sea Turtle Videos
I highly HIGHLY recommend always using printed texts (AKA: books) for interactive read aloud. But sometimes it is nice to have a recorded version too. As you know, we spend a full week reading and revisiting the book, so having another version of the book is a blessing.
Here is another great video to include in your study of sea turtles!
Turtle Literacy and Math Activities
Here are some math and literacy center ideas that are included in our Science, Math, and More unit for this book!
Sea Turtle Directed Drawing
This directed drawing instructions can be found HERE. We also include a sentence study each week. This allows us to look at grammar as well as print concepts.
You can find these activities in the following units: