Is it a bird, reptile, or mammal? That's what students must determine when reading this Science/ Reading worksheet that describes the unique platypus. After the informational text there are 10 mulitple choice questions. Reading Skills adressed are: Determining main ideas, locating details, drawing conclusion and identifying vocabulary. Answering the reading comprehension questions should demonstrate students' understanding for a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for their answers. A cute drawing of a platypus is included, which you could use as clip art.
The worksheet is a word document that you can easily edit. An answer key is included.