Compare and Contrast Reading Passages: Insects and Bugs

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
Formats Included
  • PDF
25 pages
Share this resource


Practice compare and contrast with these insect and bug reading passages! Wrap up the lesson with a fun "Who Would Win?" activity.
This resource includes
• 6 (2 page) insect reading passages (The 6 insects include wasp, bumble bee, cricket, grasshopper, praying mantis and dragonfly.) B/w and Color copies are included)
• 3 Graphic Organizers that compare and contrast wasp and bumble bee, cricket and grasshopper, praying mantis and dragonfly)
Bug Battles: Who would Win? This activity asks students to predict which insect would win in a "bug battle". (Grasshopper vs Praying Mantis and Wasp vs Dragonfly). After reading, students use evidence from their reading to change or keep their original prediction. There are no right or wrong answers unless you want to watch some videos on youtube!
• 1 blank graphic organizer is included for students to record information as they read (Habitat, Appearance, Diet, Predators and Interesting Facts)

You may also like
Insects Research Booklet

You may like these animal booklets
Spiders: Reading Activities and BookletSharks: Reading Activities and BookletArctic Animals Booklet: Adaptations

Total Pages
25 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up