This reading selection is titled, "Let's Focus On Giant Pandas." It has a page and a half of informational text with 14 vocabulary and reading comprehension questions about the text. The comprehension skills include: determining main idea, locating details, identifying cause and effect, and drawing conclusions.
The explict vocabulary words are: solitary, remote, adventuresome, research, effective, item, diet, nourishment. The context of the informational text will help your students answer the vocabulary questions about those words. Overall, the selection provides students with helpful practice for standardized reading tests. There is a photograph of a giant panda plus an answer key included. It is all on a word document that you can easily edit if you desire.