12 different non-fiction animal passages that are great for students to practice identifying the main topic and key details of a text as well as asking and answering questions. Passages are great for shared reading! Or can be used for students to write their own information pieces.
Passages include: elephants, lions, cheetahs, red pandas, rhinos, penguins, dolphins, dogs, cats, sloths, giraffes, and apes.
Passages are in color and black and white. Each passage/animal also has a page of questions.
3 graphic organizers for students to use with the passages: Main topic and key details and comparing and contrasting the two texts. 3 specific comparing sheets to compare and contrast 2 different animals.