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Sarah Zirkle 3B-Prezi 1

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Angela Altazan

on 24 February 2014

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Transcript of Sarah Zirkle 3B-Prezi 1

Features of Informational Text
Features of Informational Text
Two-Toed Sloth
Main Idea of paragraph 3
Two-Toed Sloth
Main Idea of paragraph 5
Two-Toed Sloth
Venn Diagram
Two-Toed Sloth
Interview with Sloth Canopy Researcher: Byrson 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 leave help the happy face spider stay out of the limelight? Use a quote from the text in your answer.
Sarah Zirkle

short paragraphs

questions and answers
pictures and captions
a short peice of informational text
Sloths are the world's slowest
mammal. Sloths spend almost all of their time hanging in trees. These algae animals even give birth to young clinging to trees! On land, sloths walk very uniquely, dragging their bellies on the ground!
Sloths are built to live in the treetops . With their long claws and powerful grip, sloths spend most of their time sleeping. (15-20 hrs. a day) They are generally silent and at night they eat leaves and fruits.
Sloths have no chance to evade predators and have try to defend themselves by clawing and biting.
Sloths live in trees

algae grows in furry coat/hair

sloths are hard to find
Sloths mate in trees

sloths are good

sloths' claws are a hindrance
The happy face spider has two markings on it's back that resemble eyes . Under the "eyes" is a curved shape that resemble a smile . This pattern is unique because some scientists think these spiders have these markings to warn their predators. The text says ," Some scientists think the spider may have developed these strange markings as a way to warn predators."
talks about his job

gives advice to people who are interested in becoming a bioligist

he was inspired by a magazine
Different scientists beileve that the happy face spider have these markings to warn predators. Other scientists beileve that the markings have nothing to do with avoiding predators. The text says ," Some scientists think the spider may have developed these strange markings as a way to warn predators." The text also says ," Some beileve the features have nothing to do to help avoid predators. The text says ," Some beileve the features may do nothing to help the spider avoid its enemies."
Living on the undersides of leaves helps the happy face stay out of the limelight becuase only the tops of the leaves get limelight. The text states,"It lives its life on the undersides of leaves, deep in the rainforest."
Fun Facts About
* sloths are suprisingly well swimmers

*sloths defend themselves from predators by biting and clawing

*sloths have such a powerful grip that even DEAD sloths can retain thier grip
The End

Thank you for
your time :) !!
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