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Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions on Otters


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These high-interest informational text passages will inform your students about sea otters and river otters. Students love my informational text passages! Otters have many interesting adaptations that help them to thrive in their environment. Students will love these informational text passages. This unit takes about three days to complete.

This resource includes:

  • 4-page informational text article on otters
  • comprehension and text-dependent questions
  • answer keys
  • Interactive notebook inserts
  • a true-false sort

This no-prep ready-to-print and use lesson will save you time and encourage students to practice those CCSS reading informational text skills.

This resource is great for when you need a no-prep ready-to-go lesson with high interesting reading passages or for no-prep sub plans.

This reading unit has a science theme. Students will learn about both river otters and sea otters. They will learn about otter’s habitat, adaptations, and behavior.

Reading Skills Addressed Include:

  • Reading back into the text
  • Asking questions
  • Vocabulary
  • Making inferences
  • Main idea and supporting details
  • Comparing and Contrasting

Great science information includes adaptations, habitat, diet, and behavior of sea otters and river otters.

Students love my science reading units! Teachers love that they are no-prep!  Just print and use.

Teachers Love This Resource!❤️❤️❤️

Elaine⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Kudos to the author. I hope they make more reading comprehension passages about animals. This was really fun to teach.

Emily ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ This is a wonderful collection of activities to help any student improve their skills and prep for the ACT Aspire! It has given my struggling students the confidence they needed to grow!


You can read more about the benefits of using informational text in the classroom on my blog here!

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