NARROWED FOCUS:Species of Frogs
THESIS:There are over 4,000 species of frogs but our focus will be limited to the Poison Dart, Wood and Darwin Frogs, which all belong to the Ranidae family.
INTRODUCTION:Frogs belong to a group called amphibians which begin their lives in the water as eggs and then tadpoles and when fully developed they live on land. Three distinguishing elements such as: their habitat, size and the reason for the names given to them will be highlighted. Scientists believe there are over 4000 species of frogs with but our focus will be limited to Poison Dart, Wood and Darwin Frogs, which all belong to the Ranidae family. Topic| Sentence Outline|
Poison Dart Frog| Firstly, we will look at the Poison Dart Frog of which there are many species of poison frogs that can be found in every color under the sun.| Wood Frog| Secondly, the Wood Frog, though part of the Ranidae family, belong to a small group of animals that can freeze but not die.| Darwin Frog| The third species to be discussed is the Darwin Frog and the ability to take care of its tadpoles is interesting to note.|
PARAGRAPH ONE:Firstly, we will look at the Poison Dart Frog of which there are many species of poison frogs that can be found in every color under the sun. Poison Dart frogs live in rainforest habitats in Central and South America. Because of their size, from ½ to 2 inches long, they are hard to see. Poison Dart Frogs got their name because hunters would tip their arrows in the frog’s poisons.