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This Life Cycles Life Science Reading Comprehension Worksheet will help your students build their reading comprehension skills while reading a non-fiction text about animal life cycles.
Many of your students love reading about animals. It has been found that students build better reading skills when they read about topics that relate to them. This reading comprehension passage is high interest for your animal loving students!
First, students read the questions. Then, read the passage. As you read, underline or circle key words or phrases in the passage that are key details. After reading, use the passage to help you find the answers to aligned questions.
As your students are reading, it’s possible that they may need to use graphic organizers to help them find the main idea.
Check out these Main Idea Graphic Organizers to use as a way for students to organize their ideas as they are reading.
Introduce this worksheet by having students share about what they know about life cycles. Next, review different reading strategies that students should use as they read (marking the text, reading questions first, etc). Then, have students work independently or with a partner to use the passage to find the answers to aligned questions. After reading, have students share answers to the questions and provide supporting using details from the text.
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