Desert Biomes: Reading, Color-by-Number Worksheet, and Mapping

Desert Biomes: Reading, Color-by-Number Worksheet, and Mapping
Desert Biomes: Reading, Color-by-Number Worksheet, and Mapping
Desert Biomes: Reading, Color-by-Number Worksheet, and Mapping
Desert Biomes: Reading, Color-by-Number Worksheet, and Mapping
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  1. A bundle of non-fiction reading passages for grades 5-8 about all six of the world’s land biomes: The tundra, taiga (boreal forest), temperate forests, grasslands, deserts, and rainforests. Each set of reading passages is also available individually. Click on the pictures to the left to see additio
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This resource provides many mix and match options for learning about desert biomes and the adaptations of plants and animals for living in the desert, along with a mapping activity, questions for the different reading passages, and a fun color-by-number answer sheet your students will love! This resource is provided in two versions: one with US spelling and one with UK spelling. You choose to print the version you'd like. They're both in the same pdf file.

IMPORTANT! This product is part of a money-saving bundle of reading passages with color by number and mapping activities for each of Earth’s six land biomes: The Tundra, The Taiga, The Temperate Forest, The Grassland, The Desert, and The Rainforest. Purchasing the bundle saves you more than 20% over the cost of purchasing the biome products separately! Please check out the Biomes Bundle!


In the Desert Biome product you’ll receive:

• A two-page reading passage about the characteristics of the world’s desert biomes
• A one page reading passage about plant and animal adaptations for living in the desert
• A map for students to use with an atlas (not included) to find and color eight of the world’s major deserts.
• A set of questions to go with the combined world deserts and desert adaptations reading passages
• A two page reading passage about camels – the iconic animal of the desert
• A set of questions to go with the reading passage on camels


A fun color-by-number Camel At The Oasis picture color-coded to work with EITHER the world deserts/adaptations questions OR the camel reading passage questions.

You can mix and match the reading passages, maps, questions, and color-by-number activities to best match the needs of your class and your students! Please take a minute to look at the preview, where you will see every page of this resource. It will give you a chance to make an informed decision about the suitability of this resource for your students.

This product is part of a money saving Ecology Growing Bundle

You might also be interested in my Desert Animals Realistic Clip Art

Here are three FREE sets of photographs of the Colorado Plateau region of the Great Basin Desert to use in creating your desert biomes lessons:

Colorado Plateau

Desert Spring Wildflowers

Desert Plants

See my other non-fiction reading passages and related resources HERE

Don't miss my Biomes Escape Room for a GREAT way to review Biomes at the end of your unit!
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