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Victoria Sartin-Prezi 1

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Features of Informational Text
Interview
Features of Informational Text
Article
Two-Toed Sloth
Summary
Main Idea of paragraph 3
Two-Toed Sloth
Main Idea of paragraph 5
Two-Toed Sloth
Venn Diagram
Both
Two-Toed Sloth
Interview with Sloth Canopy Researcher: Bryson Voirin
Hawaii's Endangered Happy Face Spider
Describe the unique pattern found on the happy face spider's back. What makes this pattern unique? What in the text makes you think so?
Hawaii's Endangered Happy Face Spider
What do different scientists believe about the strange markings found on the happy face spider's back? Include details from the text in your answer.
Hawaii's Endangered Happy Face Spider
How does living on the undersides of leaves help the happy face spider stay out of the limelight? Use a quote from the text in your answer.
Victoria
sartin

Questions & Answers
Q&A's of different topics are separated
The questions are bolded; separated from answers
Paragraphs are separated
Has the most recent information
Informational text; non-fiction
"Sloths are the world's slowest mammal." Plus, the greenish animal is green because of the algae in their fur! Sloths have long claws, the number of claws determines wither its a two or three toed sloth. Sloths spend a majority of their time in trees sleeping or just hanging around. At night they eat plants "and get almost all their water from juicy plants." Did you know babies spend their first few weeks clinging to their mother? If you think about sloths are always using their front legs climbing trees, so their back legs are weak and it's hard for them to move on land. Though they're pretty great swimmers! Two and three toed sloths are a little bit different but not much different.
The main idea of para-graph three is that sloths spend a lot of time in trees and sleeping. Plus, at night they eat plants.
The gist of paragraph five is that sloths back legs are weak and because of this they have a hard time moving on land.
Both say sloths are slow
Both say sloths have algae in
their fur
Both have that sloths spend their time in trees
Sloths are good
swimmers
Sloths sleep a lot
Sloths eat plants at
night
Sloths have weak
hind legs
Bryson Voirin's job is biologist
Voirin was inspired by National Geographic magazines
Voirin said if you want to be a biologist to explore things
Voirin studies sloths
There is a unique pattern on the Theridion Grallator's back. "The happy faced spider's name comes from the unique pattern found on its pale-colored back. The marks resemble two circles that look like eyes. There is a curved shape below, similar to a smile." Together these strange markings form a smiley face!
Different scientists believe different things about the strange markings on the happy faced spider's back. "Some scientists think the spider may developed these strange markings as a way to warn predators, such as birds. However, not all scientist agree on this theory. Some believe the features may do nothing to help the spider avoid its enemies.
Living on the undersides of leaves helps the happy face spider to stay out of the limelight. It helps the spider by hiding it. "The happy face spider generally tries to stay out f the limelight. It lives its life on the undersides of leaves, deep in the rainforests. This can make it difficult for scientists to locate and study."
Adorable sloths
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/sloths/
http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-15-photos-cute-baby-sloths?image=14
Sloth Fun fACTS!!!
Sloths sleep up to 20 hours
Sloths have greenish fur because of the algae
They give birth in trees
They have really long claws
Sloths spend a majority of their life in trees
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