Sloths Reading Comprehension Print and Digital for RI 4.1

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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17 pages
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I love sloths and love to share information about them with my students! I was lucky enough to catch a glimpse of one this summer at the Denver Zoo, too! Your purchase will include:

Informational article on sloths (2 pages)

  • Engaging photographs, only 1 cute clip art sloth :)
  • Page 1 is written in paragraphs
  • Page 2 is written in "text boxes"

2 pages of comprehension questions for student work

  • Before and After reading sections
  • Requires students to provide text evidence
  • Covers DOK levels 1-4 + extended thinking prompt

Answer sheets for the teacher!!

A digital version of the article and worksheets with text boxes so the students can enter answers online via Google Classroom/Google Slides. The instructions and link are included in a Google Doc.

All pages are available to print in color or black/white

Print full size: 8.5 x 11"

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.


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