Desert Animal Nonfiction Research Unit Report Templates with Reading Passages

Rated 5 out of 5, based on 71 reviews
71 Ratings
Having Fun First
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
122 pages
Share this resource
Report this resource to TPT
Having Fun First


This desert animal research unit has many activities for studying desert animals and their habitat including materials for writing information reports plus 8 nonfiction reading comprehension passages and questions, and other fun math and science resources you need for an exciting and educational desert animal unit!

What’s Included?


  • Desert animal reports:
    • My Desert Animal Report
    • Desert Animal Report Wheel
    • All About Book
    • Opinion Outline (I have done would you rather be this animal vs. that one and desert vs. other biome)
    • Blank writing paper
    • Nonfiction Research Report Templates
    • Graphic Organizers

  • Desert Biome Desert Animal KWL
  • Desert animal compare and contrast
  • 8 nonfiction desert animal passages with comprehension questions
  • ABC order desert animals
  • Desert animal word search


  • Favorite Desert Animal graph
  • Cactus differentiated story problem
  • Rattlesnake add and color


  • 8 different animal "label me" diagrams with non-fiction facts
  • Desert plants science experiment


  • Desert animal coloring sheets
  • List of kid-friendly desert websites
  • Books Mentor Texts that I recommend

Make sure to check out my other animal & habitat units!

Follow Me on TPT

Follow Me on Pinterest
Follow Me on Instagram

Make sure to Follow Me so you know when I post new products. All products are 20% off the 1st 24 hours. You don't want to miss out!

⭐CLICK HERE >> To follow me to learn about product updates, sales, and FREEBIES

⭐⭐CLICK HERE >> To check out my blog

⭐⭐⭐CLICK HERE >> To shop my storefront

⭐⭐⭐⭐CLICK HERE >> To get my newsletter with tips and exclusive freebies

Total Pages
122 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.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.


Questions & Answers


TPT empowers educators to teach at their best.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up