Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! By April Pulley Sayre
Question #1 • The author most likely wrote this book in order to- • A. give facts about the life cycle of a sea turtle • B. explain the dangers sea turtles face and how humans can help them • C. encourage people to adopt sea turtles • D. compare a sea turtle’s life to a shark’s life
Question #2 • The author’s main purpose of pages 9-11 is to- • A. describe how the turtle digs out of a hole • B. explain why turtles crawl towards light • C. show that turtles sometimes crawl towards the wrong light and need help in order to crawl the right way • D. tell a funny story about how sea turtles hatch
Question #3 • The author most likely wrote pages 15-16 in order to- • A. describe how far sea turtles must travel once they reach the sea • B. give facts about what sea turtles eat each day • C. show that sea turtles only eat jellyfish • D. explain that there are things in the ocean that can be harmful to sea turtles if they eat them
Question #4 • Read this sentence from the story. And some will make it, with a little luck, and fast-moving flippers, and the help of many hands. Which detail from the story supports this sentence? • A. “Months before, weathered hands had sewn that hatch onto the net, just so sea turtles could escape.” • B. “Late one night, on a beach in Florida, a baby turtle’s story begins.” • C. “Quickly, Turtle scoots to the water.” • D. “For twenty years this is her turtle life…until one day she feels restless.”
Question #5 • What is this story mainly about? • A. Sea creatures and how they care for their young. • B. Sea turtles and the dangers they face and how humans can help them survive. • C. Sea turtles and their journey across the sea to find a home. • D. Sea creatures and their roles in the food web of the ocean.