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Mammal Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Learn about 15 fascinating mammal animals while improving reading comprehension with these FREE reading comprehension worksheets. These free worksheets are a great way for kindergartners and first graders to practice and improve their reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing skills, and letter and word recognition – which is an important part of learning to read.

Learn about 15 fascinating mammal animals while improving reading comprehension with these FREE reading comprehension worksheets. These free worksheets are a great way for kindergartners and first graders to practice and improve their reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing skills, and letter and word recognition - which is an important part of learning to read.

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Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Use these free worksheets to practice and improve reading comprehension, vocabulary and writing.  Also, through completing these worksheets children will be practicing their reading skills, as well as their understanding and making sense of material that they read. These are important skills that they will need later in life. These simple, yet thorough worksheets are a wonderful tool for young children to help improve their literacy skills.

These are such a great way to help kindergarten and grade 1 students improve reading skills. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – these will come in hand for literacy centers in your classroom, seat work, extra practice, and a supplement to your reading curriculum.

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Learn about 15 different mammals with these free reading comprehension worksheets

Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the pages. In this downloadable pack, you will receive 15 different reading comprehension passages. Each worksheet is about a different animal, with every animal being a mammal. Animals include: a rabbit, warthog, skunk, walrus, anteater, aardvark, gorilla, whale, bat and possum.

Each reading passage is followed by exercises which for younger students focus on recalling information directly from the text and for older students focus on prediction, inference and character traits. Learn about fifteen different mammals with this amazing free Mammal themed reading comprehension pack.

fun Reading Comprehension Exercises for kindergarten and grade 1

Reading Comprehension Exercises

To complete these reading comprehension activities, children will read the four sentences in the box at the top of the page. Then they will answer three multiple choice questions below. They can circle the answer and then practice their handwriting by writing the answer on the line provided.

HINT:  These worksheets could be laminated and held together with a ring. Then children can use a dry-erase marker to complete the activities. This is especially handy if you are using them in your first grade or kinder classroom for a literacy or science center.

To increase their learning, they could also read books about each of the themes that are noted on the worksheets. If there are any words that they haven’t come across before, they could learn how to use a dictionary and find the meanings of these words.

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Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Worksheets that not only work on improving reading skills, but also teach kindergartners about 15 fascinating mammal animals

Free Reading Comprehension Worksheets

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Kindergarten Worksheets and Games. As a busy mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Browse through more than 200,000 pages of FREE worksheets & educational activities for kindergartners! Plus don't miss her other sites www.123homeschool4me.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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