Nonfiction comprehension reading skills are easy for students to practice with this no-prep passage and 9 comprehension questions! This high-interest text about the mantis shrimp is perfect for a 5th grade nonfiction unit, guided reading groups, or test prep!
The text is rigorous, so you may want to use it in class with students in small groups. However, you can also use it as a homework assignment or assessment.
The printable version includes a horizontal format and a vertical format. A digital version is also included in Google Slides™.
Questions focus on a variety of nonfiction reading skills as well as word analysis strategies.
Recommended Grade Levels: 5
Number of Pages: 12 + 6 slides
Supported Standards: 2017 English SOL 5.4 and 5.6
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