Animal Riddle Cards Inference, Key Details, and Vocabulary

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1st - 2nd, Homeschool
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Are you teaching about animals? Your students will love building their vocabulary and science knowledge with these unique riddles, and you'll love the way this cross-curricular set reinforces early reading strategies like identifying key details, making inferences , and drawing conclusions, too!

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The set includes ...

  • 20 riddle cards, printable at four per page
  • 20 answer cards illustrated with amazing photos
  • The same 20 riddles in full-page format. Take a screenshot of any page and digitalize it with your favorite apps and programs, like Seesaw or Google Slides.
  • A template for your students to use for writing their own animal riddles
  • A set of 14 picture cards for a related literacy center or science center game
  • A class animal graph

This set is a terrific way to increase your students' exposure to and mastery of content area vocabulary for your science unit about animals!


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.


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