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Informational Text on Galápagos Giant Tortoises – Reading Comprehension Passages


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Would your students like to learn about Galapagos Giant Tortoises? This is an informational text reading comprehension unit on Galapagos Giant Tortoises. It includes three pages of informational text, comprehension questions, and vocabulary activities. Students will think about the Main Idea and Supporting Details, Text Features such as the Sidebar, and practice making inferences.


This Informational text Resource Includes:


Suggested Schedule

Three Pages of Informational Text

Two-page Comprehension Questions

Two CERs

Crossword Puzzle

True and False Page

Answer Keys


Science Concepts Included:

  • Conservation
  • Adaptations
  • Endangered Species
  • Predation
  • Invasive Species


Informational Text Skills

  • Main Idea and Supporting Details
  • Text Features like Side Bar
  • Making Inferences
  • Vocabulary
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Comprehension


This is a no-prep unit!


Great for teaching about animal adaptations!


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