Mrs. Ellsworth & Mrs. Johnson Teachers please see last slide for notes. hatchling a recently hatched animal In this lesson a hatchling refers to a sea turtle. natal beach The beach where the sea turtle was born. carapace a bony shield covering the back of an animal migration to go from one country, region, or place to another. This is a picture of a sea turtle named Hibiscus’ migration route. Notice that there isn’t any land in this picture as sea turtles spend their lives in the sea except when the females lay eggs at their natal beach. This map came from this website. http://www.cccturtle.org/satellitetrackingmap.php?page =sat-eastcarib_hibiscus flipper a broad, flat limb, as of a sea turtle, seal or whale, especially adapted for swimming Sea turtles have 2 sets of flippers the front flippers help swim, steer and glide and the back flipper are used for stopping and turning. Plankton tiny animals and plants found floating in water sea grass grasses and plants tat live in the sea, oceans and coastal areas habitat A place where a person, animal or plant lives. This turtle is in it’s natural habitat. endangered-species A species at risk of extinction because of human activity, climate changes etc. Now that you know these words better, try using them in a sentence on your paper. Before teaching the lesson place the students in groups and provide them a list of the words. Have them discuss the words before and write sentences with the words after the lesson.file://localhost/sea turtle pre/post activity.docx (This is also located on the resources page of the web quest.) There are delays set before the definition enters the slide. This is to allow students time to generate their own definitions of the words. Please adjust if you need to. Students should use this word map to help them understand the words better. wordmap.pdf On day two of the web quest there is a link to a vocabulary game that will allow students to review the words at a differentiated level.