Ava and the loggerhead sea turtles

Ava and the Loggerhead Sea Turtles

Each year thousands of adult female loggerhead sea turtles come to the beaches of Florida to lay their eggs before returning to the sea. This day, however, was the first time Ava saw a turtle drag itself across the sand to find a nesting spot. After reading the story, students will use context clues to decipher the meaning of the vocabulary and answer questions on the elements of the passage.