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Reading Comprehension Unit on Elephants

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This reading comprehension unit with informational text on elephants improves science literacy with high-interest passages on elephants. Students will love learning about elephants! Students will learn about behavioral and structural adaptations as well as conservation efforts and the differences between Asian elephants and African elephants. Elephants are fascinating creatures!  It will take about a week to complete this unit if all the activities are completed. Students will use CLOSE reading and text-dependent questions to read back into the text. This resource is aligned with informational text standards for 5th-6th grade. Students will love this great science reading unit.

This resource includes:

  • a six-page informational text passage on Elephants
  • reading comprehension questions
  • interactive notebook activities
  • PDF and link for Google Slide Student Pages
  • response pages
  • answer keys

Do you need to teach your students about animal adaptations? Do your students need to practice reading informational text? Students will love learning about elephants! Students will learn about behavioral and structural adaptations as well as conservation efforts and the differences between Asian elephants and African elephants.

Elephants are fascinating creatures!  It will take about a week to complete this unit if all the activities are completed. Students will use CLOSE reading and text-dependent questions to read back into the text. Students will love this great science reading unit. Includes a link in the PDF for Google Student Pages

 

Teachers Love This Unit!❤️❤️❤️

 

Jennifer ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ It is hard to find good informational text unit for middle school. This was great! My students loved learning about elephants. Really interesting.

 

You want your students to practice informational text-reading skills, but it can be hard to find high-quality reading passages. This informational text unit is just what you need!