This lesson titled "Redwoods: Giants of the Forest" is one and a half pages of informational text followed by two pages of true and false questions along with short answer questions. The lesson explains: what gives them their red-brown color; why the trees are so huge in size; why they are so old; their height and which 3 trees are the tallest; how thick their bark is; what makes them fire and insect resistant; why they were valuable for lumber; why the goverment passed laws to protect the trees; and why a national park is set aside for them to safely grow. The 21 questions require students to read carefully and search for the information to answer them. The 5 short answer questions require students to organize their thoughts and use higher order thinking skills. Reading comprehension skills include: locating details, drawing conclusions, making inferences, relating causes and effects, and determining figurative language; such as, similes. The format of the questions will give students helpful practive for standardize test-taking. There is also a colorful drawing of a redwood tree. The lesson will be easy for you to print off and edit if necessary. An answer key is included.