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Saguaros! Now that we have our topic-what next?. What do I know about my topic? -I know that saguaros can get very large. -I know that they can survive a long time without much water. -I know that they have big pods that grow off the top of them. -I know some have arms.

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saguaros now that we have our topic what next
Saguaros! Now that we have our topic-what next?

What do I know about my topic?

-I know that saguaros can get very large.

-I know that they can survive a long time without much water.

-I know that they have big pods that grow off the top of them.

-I know some have arms.

what do i want to know about saguaros
What do I want to know about Saguaros?
  • How big can they get? Height? Weight?
  • Where do they store the water? How much do they need?
  • What are the pods for? Can they be eaten?
  • How do the arms grow? Why do they have different amounts of arms?
0501 4 8 discern and use appropriate reference sources
0501.4.8 Discern and use appropriate reference sources.

Where can I find the information I need?

-Encyclopedias

-Internet search engines

-Library

-Textbooks

-Experts

-Newspapers, magazine

-Almanac

locating information
Locating Information

Answer your questions by…..

  • Using guide words
  • Using table of contents or Index
  • Skimming
  • Using the captions
  • Attend to the illustrations
  • Examine the graphics
  • Browse the headings
0501 4 9 record your information
0501.4.9 Record your information
  • Don’t copy the text
  • Restate it in your own words
  • Bullets and phrases are sufficient
  • Is it interesting?
  • Does it answer your questions?
  • What additional information do you want to include?
0501 4 5 organize your information
0501.4.5 Organize your information
  • What are your main ideas? How will your order them?
  • What details support your main ideas?
  • What comments of your own will you include with each main idea?
  • How will you summarize your learning?
  • Consider your hook and introductory paragraph
  • Use the four-square
use your four square
Use your four-square

Arms:

-75 years to develop

-Grown to develop reproductive

Capacity

-dependent on rain patterns

Pods:

-The sweet, ruby-colored fruit matures

by late June -A well-pollinated fruit will

contain several thousand tiny seeds

-Large quantities of pollen

are required for pollination.

-The major

pollinators are bats

Hook: Interesting Saguaro facts

Size:-may live for more than 150 

years

13.8 meters (45.3 ft) tall

-with a girth of 3.1 meters (10 ft)

Water:

-Thick, waxy

coating keeps the water

Inside allowing water to trickle down the stem

to be absorbed by the roots

-Cacti have a thick, hard-walled, succulent stem – Water is stored in the stem. a fully-grown Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) can absorb up to 3,000 litres of water in ten days

Close:

-Fascinating plant

-Find yourself in the

desert feeling very thirsty,

you’ll know where to find

some water

-Just be careful,

shallow roots, and the size,

it sure would hurt, how much

do they weigh?