Turtle, Watch Out !

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I love using nonfiction books as a springboard for research as well as research tools. I especially enjoy using them to teach science concepts. This is a time when I am able to put on my old lab coat and am able to teach my first love, science!
Science is easily integrated into reading. The Vardell text mentioned information storybooks “utilizing a story line to carry information in a lively fashion” (241). I feel that this is important because students learn a love for exploring science when it is presented in a story that relates to real life situations. This is how the book Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! by April Pulley Sayre presents the life cycle of a sea turtle. Throughout the story it follows a sea turtle from an egg in the sand

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