This resource includes 9 nonfiction stories about animals of the rainforest to use for close reading. The animals included in this packet are: red eyed tree frog, green anaconda, Bengal tiger, lowland gorilla, orangutan, scarlet macaw, toco toucan, piranha and sloth. Each story is written at two different reading levels and includes a comprehension sheet for each level. This is perfect to use for science, small groups or in a learning center.
Included in this resource:
instructions for using this resource in close reading
9 nonfiction reading passages about rainforest animals (written at two different difficulties)
comprehension questions for each story
3 pages of task cards to be used in small groups or in pairs
8 interactive notebook/lapbook booklets:
9 fan book cards (one for each animal)
where animals live in the rainforest
2 food chains
toco toucan life cycle wheel
3 physical adaptations and defenses flip books
animal sorting sheet
a cover for your animal notebook in both B&W and full color
An answer key is included for the comprehension questions.
If you like this one, be sure to check out my other Non-fiction reading packets.
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