Saltwater Crocodile:
The World’s Biggest Reptile

by Gabriel Kaufman


The saltwater crocodile is the biggest reptiles on earth. Do you know how big that is?

Saltwater crocodiles are not found in the wild in the Americas. Do you know where they ARE found?
Who watches over the newly hatched crocs?

What does a baby crocklet sound like? How does that change as they grow up?

In A Crocodile Grows Up you will learn the answers to those and may other questions. The answers come in different forms:

information boxes on each page,
related readings,
internet connections
, and

Internet Connections for
Saltwater Crocodile: the World’s Biggest Reptile by Gabriel Kaufman

Nile Crocodiles on PBS Kids' Creature Feature
Defenders of Wildlife: Crocodile

Crocodiles in Ancient Egypt
Nova: Crocodiles
Make an Alligator Refrigerator Magnet

Literature Connections:

A Crocodile Grows Up by Amanda D. Tourville with unit in Stepstone Stories
Babies In The Bayou by Jim Arnosky with unit in Stepstone Stories
On the Go With Mr. and Mrs. Green by Keith Baker with unit in Reading Seeds
Lucky Days with Mr. and Mrs. Green by Keith Baker
A Hippopotamus Grows Up by Anastasia Suen with unit in Springboards
Snip Snap! What's That? by Mara Bergman
with Unit in Springboards
Starry Safari by Linda Ashman with Kids Wings Unit in

A 12-page Unit for Saltwater Crocodile: The World’s Biggest Reptile by Gabriel Kaufman is part of a collection of 52 units in Flying Higher

The Unit includes:
Getting Ready to Read Nonfiction
Readers' Theater Script
Discussion Cards

Remarkable Reptiles
Reptile Sketch
Crossword Puzzle

C is for Crocodile
Reptilian Math
ABC Order with Crocodile Words
Crocodile Matching Game
Saltwater Crocodile Research
Where in the World do Saltwater Crocs Live?
Comparing Stories
Answer Keys

Saltwater Crocodile: The World’s Biggest Reptile is one of 61 units for award-winning picture books, originally $49.95, now on clearance sale:


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