Reptile conversation questions
A free printable worksheet of discussion questions about reptiles. There are also some interesting reptile facts at the bottom of the page.
The most difficult words on this speaking worksheet include – emotions, iguana, special, Komodo dragon, bitten, wild, endangered, communicate, myths, traditional, and exist.
The reptile conversation questions are –
Are you afraid of reptiles? Do you like reptiles?
How many different kinds of reptiles can you name?
What kinds of reptiles live in your home country? Have you seen any in the wild?
Do you think reptiles have emotions? Can a crocodile ever be friendly?
How are reptiles different to other animals in the world?
Would you like to have a pet reptile? Which reptile would you like to have?
If you had a pet iguana, what would you feed it and where would it sleep?
What special things do you need to take care of a pet reptile?
Do you ever have lizards in your home? What do you do about them?
What would you do if there was a snake in your bedroom?
Have you heard of or seen pictures of Komodo dragons? Where do they live?
Do people in your home country eat any reptiles? Have you eaten any reptiles?
How close would you get to a crocodile? Would you ever like to feed one?
Have you ever touched a snake? What would you do if you were bitten by one?
What do you think is the fastest reptile on earth?
Have you seen a wild turtle in the ocean or in a river? Where were you?
Why do many reptiles like to sit on rocks?
Do you know of any endangered reptiles in your country? How are they protected?
What are some ways reptiles communicate with each other?
If you were a reptile, which reptile would you like to be?
What do you think is the most dangerous reptile in the world?
Do you know any myths or traditional stories about reptiles? What are they?
Do you think dragons ever existed? Why are there many stories about dragons?
In what ways are reptiles helpful to humans?
If you are feeling creative after these discussion questions, check out the realistic lizard coloring pages.
Interesting reptile facts
Here are some interesting reptile facts to share with your class once they have completed the reptile conversation questions.
The fastest reptiles in the world are both lizards. Native to Australia, the bearded dragon and the Perentie (a goanna), can reach land speeds of around 25 mph or 40 kph.
Not all reptiles lay eggs. Some species of snakes such as rattlesnakes, sea snakes, and anaconda give birth to live young.
Snakes are immune to their own venom or poison.
Depending on where you read, a crocodile can go 6 months to 3 years without eating.
Reptiles live on all the Earth’s continents except for Antarctica.