Animal Adaptations Reading Passages Print & Read

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Are you ready to print and have students reading in a matter of minutes? These reading comprehension sheets with informational text are perfect in so many ways. The topic of this set is the best! It’s all about animal adaptations. This would be great addition to your Distance Learning printed packets.

NOTE: This reading passage set is available in a printable and digital format.

NOTE: This resource can be found as part of money-saving bundles:

This set features upper 3rd to fifth-grade skills of finding the main idea, determining word meaning in context, finding evidence, comparing examples to passages, listing examples, and basic reading comprehension questions.

The set also makes use of non-fiction text features. You will find bulleted lists, bold print words, parentheses, titles, subtitles, Venn diagrams, illustrations, and labels used in the reading passages or worksheets.

The four reading passages are provided in two reading levels- an easier and a more challenging. The reading selections are about animal adaptations, how animals use camouflage and mimicry, learned and instinctive adaptations, and how humans can protect endangered animals.

In addition, a newspaper mock-up article page is included that has 3 more reading selections. There is a comprehension question page for the newspaper set and 2 graphic organizers. The newspaper articles are about unusual adaptations, camouflage and mimicry, and herpetologists.

All answer keys are provided. Specific skills and Common Core standards are listed on the table of contents page.

NOTE: The reading levels of the passages are appropriate for upper third grade through fifth grade. This set is perfect for centers, small groups, seat work, homework, or sub days!

Specific contents of this resource are:

  • Selection 1- How Do They Survive? – in 2 reading levels
  • Selection 2- Can You See Me? - in 2 reading levels
  • Selection 3 – Do Animals Learn? - in 2 reading levels
  • Selection 4 – How Can We Protect Them? - in 2 reading levels
  • Newspaper Page- 3 articles with separate question page and 2 graphic organizers
  • Answer keys for all
  • Table of Contents listing levels, skills, Common Core standards, and non-fiction text features
  • Teacher's Guide with notes about reading levels, standards, organizations, and ideas for use
  • Terms of Use

This set is also available with a digital version:

This set is also available in a BOOM card version. The Boom set has more reading passages and different questions.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

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