Plant Life Cycles Volume 1 includes two informational text passages about the cocoa tree and the apple tree.
Cocoa Tree Lexile 790
Apple Tree Lexile 750
This is designed to be used to compare and contrast life cycles of various plants.
It includes text dependent questions about the two texts and a double bubble map to compare and contrast the plants' life cycles.
Designed for a 3rd grade classroom, but could be stretched up or down depending on the level of your students.