This ready-to-use 30 page collection of fun stories will motivate reluctant readers and encourage reading fluency and comprehension. The 8 stories, all about animals, include a variety of reading passages - funny stories, informational texts and folktales.
The stories, targeted to a 2nd or 3rd grade reading level, are clearly written, printable, and come with questions to test comprehension and close reading skills.
Also included are 3 graphic organizers to facilitate better comprehension.
(in order of difficulty as measured by the Flesch Kincaid Grade Level Index)
Little Frog, BIG MOUTH
Dolphins Just Want to Have Fun
Why Owls Stare
What is a Wombat?
How Pussy Willows Came to Be
How are You Like a Giraffe?
The Centipede that Played Football