Monday, August 7, 2017


This week in writing we have been learning about how to do report writing.
we had to choose and animal and come up with a rhetorical question and research all about it my rhetorical was have you ever wondered the life cycle of a sea turtle? have you well keep on reading because i will explain exactly how it works. A rhetorical question is something you ask yourself and you answer it. the things i found tricky was the reaching because most information didn't really focus on the sea turtles life cycle it will talk about how big they can grow up to and stuff. Did you no that Sea turtles have special glands which help remove salt from the water they drink.

 Sea turtle
Well… firstly the life cycle all starts of when a female lays its eggs on a nesting beach , usually in the tropics. They usually have about 50 to 200 eggs. The eggs will hatch From six weeks to two months.

Secondly tiny hatchlings brakes through their shells and makes there way to the surface of the sand.
for the first time the hatchlings makes their way to take their first swim in the sea the baby's normally do this at night to avoid animals who might want to eat them like crabs & birds once the baby's reaches the water it swims nearly non stop to escape the shore if a baby sea turtle survives its trip to the open ocean it gets  caught in the current and float around for miles feeding on algae and seaweed.

Thirdly as the sea turtle grows older and gets stronger it returns closer to the shore to finish growing this can take years. As sea turtles reach adult age they head to the breeding grounds to mate mating season takes place from march to october then the males head back to the feeding area and the females go back to the beach to lay their eggs most females go exact beach to where they hatched. Then the same process happens all over again.

In this explanation i have told you what was the life cycle of a sea turtle explaining from a egg to a baby to a adult.


  1. hi haelyn its ocean from class i really like you explanation about sea turtles i like how you had a very interesting story to read it was very cool it was cool because i learnt something while reading your explanation keep up the great work and in your spare time you could check out my blog: :)

  2. Hi Haelyn it's Te Aroha from room 6 :) I really like your explanation about sea turtles! It's very cool i like sea turtles and this is interesting about their life cycle. Nice job Haelyn! Keep up the great work

  3. Hey Haelyn i also like the animal sea turtles i think you did an amazing layout on this project i think that you have heaps of information. while reading your explanation i learnt heaps about sea turtles. Happy blogging
    From Jayda x

  4. Kia Ora Haelny,
    My name is Ocean And I am year 7 studden in Te Ngahere at Paihia School. I really liked your blog post about Sea Turtles.
    I also like how you have said what you were learning and what you were doing it for.Wee have also been studying sea turtles. We have been learning about the dangers they face from plastic.