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A Crocodile Grows Up

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The Nile crocodile is one of the biggest reptiles on earth. But it starts to grow in a tough, leathery egg that its mother lays. When it comes out of its egg, it is about a foot long. It has around 50 brothers and sisters that hatch, too. How does the mother crocodile take care of her babies? What do the young crocodiles eat?

In A Crocodile Grows Up you will learn the answers to those and may other questions. The answers come in different forms: the storythe information boxes on each page, the realistic illustrations, the Nile Crocodile diagram, the map, and the glossary.

The 16 pages of Activities include: 
The Unit includes:

  • Getting Ready to Read Nonfiction
  • Organization of a Nonfiction Book 
  • Fact and Fiction 
  • Choosing the Right Resource 
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Readers’ Theater
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension
  • Discussion Cards 
  • Comparisons




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