Reading Comprehension Passages on Animals | Close Reading Animal Passages

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I used the passages as a tutoring tool during my long distance tutoring. The child enjoyed the images and the passages were appropriate in length for her.
This resource is great! My students enjoy the passages and the fact they're of animals makes them happy!
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Digital animal reading comprehension passages with questions are perfect for your 1st and 2nd grade readers. Students love reading about the animals, animal adaptations, and animal teeth. Teachers can also use these passages to help students with informational writing using close reading skills.

The passages, questions and informational writing activities are all digital and printable!


  • 13 Reading Passages (Digital and Printable)
  • 13 Comprehension Questions (Digital and Printable)
  • Close Reading Step by Step Instructions
  • Informational Writing Activities (Printable and Digital)


There are many ways! Teachers can assign students the passages digitally or use the printable version. They can be assigned within any digital platform. The students can do the comprehension questions after the reading. This can also be assigned. The teacher can then use these passages with the close reading strategies and turn it into an informational writing activity all about animals.

You might also be interested in our Animal Adaptations PBL Unit. This unit is included inside of it, so you get both!

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