Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Animals Distance Learning

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Animals Distance Learning
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Animals Distance Learning
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Animals Distance Learning
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Animals Distance Learning
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Animals Distance Learning
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Animals Distance Learning
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Animals Distance Learning
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Animals Distance Learning
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These animal nonfiction reading comprehension passages are sure to be a hit with your first grade, second grade, or third grade students! Use these informational text passages in printable format and/or as digital reading passages!

Your students will improve their understanding of nonfiction by answering questions that involve main idea, cause and effect, compare and contrast, finding facts, sequence, inferring vocabulary. Students review and practice identifying nonfiction text features with these 26 animal passages.

Use these comprehension passages for whole group, guided reading groups, and literacy centers, independent reading, reading interventions, test prep, assessment, homework, etc. The digital version is perfect for distance learning / remote learning!

Please see the preview for details of the contents of this product! Also, please note this product is the PRINTABLE AND DIGITAL version! If you do not have a need for the digital set, check out the PRINTABLE ONLY version by clicking HERE.

To try a FREE passage, click HERE.

What's Inside? :

26 nonfiction reading passages (a-z, one animal for each letter, both DIGITAL and PRINTABLE versions)

Multiple-choice and short answer comprehension questions

Suggested Ways to Use the Passages

Nonfiction Text Feature Find Cards (Students hunt and mark the text features in the passages to preview the text before reading, both DIGITAL and PRINTABLE versions)

Graphic Organizers (KWL, Can Have Use Are chart, Five Minute Fast Fact ABC chart)

Writing Paper for students to extend their learning of the animal

Students review and practice these nonfiction text features:

Heading

Photographs

Captions

Fact Box

Maps

Keywords

Glossary

Animals Included:

A - Alligator

B - Black Bear

C - Camel

D - Dolphin

E - Echidna

F - Flamingo

G - Giraffe

H - Hyena

I - Iguana

J - Jaguar

K - Koala

L - Lion

M - Meerkat

N - Newt

O - Orangutan

P - Penguin

Q - Quetzal

R -Rhinoceros

S - Sea Otter

T - Tarsier

U - Uakari

V - Vampire Bat

W - Walrus

X - X-Ray Fish

Y - Yak

Z - Zebra

***These passages are classroom tested and student approved! Please note these passages are targeted for 2nd and 3rd grade, however higher 1st graders have used these successfully, as well!

Common Core Standards:

2nd Grade: RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.7, RI.2.10, W.2.2, SL.2.1

3rd Grade: RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.10, W.3.2, SL.3.1

Email me at meetmissparker@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Thank you!

-Kayla

Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
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