These nonfiction reading passages and comprehension questions will provide your students with an engaging learning experience!
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.
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Included in this pack:
26 nonfiction reading passages (a-z, one animal for each letter, PRINTABLE version)
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, PRINTABLE version)
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:
***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
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