Penguin Chick By:Betty Tatham Genre: Expository Nonfiction Author’s Purpose:Inform Skill:Main Idea and Details
Words to Know • cuddles • flippers • frozen • hatch • pecks • preen • snuggles
More Words to Know • rookery • squid
preen To smooth or arrange feathers with a beak
snuggles Lies close and comfortably together; cuddles
The baby cub snuggles closely to its mother to stay warm.
Let’s review our words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.
Review Questionsp. 156-160 • What continent are the penguins on? • Where does the father penguin keep the egg? • How the mother penguin move around? • Why do the father penguins stay close in a huddle?
Review Questionsp. 161-167 • How do penguins “talk” to each other? • Where does the father go? • What is a group of chicks called? • 8. What do webbed feet help a penguin do?