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A science reading lesson on animal habitats.
 

HABITAT LESSON

 

A science reading comprehension lesson on the subject of habitats. Includes printable teaching lesson worksheets.

 

Suggested Grades:

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade

 

 

Objectives:

By completing this lesson, students will be able to demonstrate their reading comprehension skills, including reading strategies, inference, literal meaning, and critical analysis.

 

Teachers -- Use this passage to test your student's reading comprehension and understanding of animal habitats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT IS A HABITAT?

 

Directions:

Print the What is a Habitat reading comprehension passage and questions (see below).

 

Students should read the passage silently, then answer the questions.

 

Excerpt from passage

Every living thing has a home and all living things interact with their environment (surroundings) and with each other. Almost everywhere in the world is a home to at least one type of living thing. The area where a plant or animal lives is called its habitat. Some habitats are large and are easy to think of such as the rainforest, the Arctic or the ocean. Others are quite small such as your backyard or a marshy area.

 

If we look at a single plant or animal in its habitat we soon realize that its home is only a small part of the particular area. Within each large habitat, there are a lot of other species of living things and each lives in its own habitat. Very often, these plants and animals interact with each other in some way. Each organism is well-suited to live in an particular environment. For example the polar bear has a thick coat of fur to enable it to survive in the cold Arctic...

 

 

LESSON PRINTABLES

What is a Habitat?

Print this habitat science worksheet for this lesson.

 Includes reading passage, questions, and answer sheet.

 

 

 

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