Giraffe Reading Comprehension

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Take your Year 3 pupils on an exciting journey to the African savannahs with this engaging reading comprehension worksheet focused on giraffes. Designed to enhance reading and comprehension skills, this activity provides fascinating facts about one of nature’s most extraordinary animals. The worksheet includes a detailed passage about giraffes followed by a series of questions that encourage pupils to think critically and retain information.

Giraffes are truly remarkable creatures with some amazing features:

  • Tallest Land Animals: Giraffes can grow up to 6 metres tall, making them the tallest animals on land.
  • Unique Diet: They primarily eat leaves and twigs from the acacia tree, reaching heights that other animals can't.
  • Social Animals: Giraffes live in groups called towers and communicate through various sounds.
  • Incredible Speed: Despite their height, giraffes can run up to 35 miles per hour to escape predators.

This worksheet is perfect for broadening pupils’ vocabulary, improving their understanding of animal behaviour, and helping them identify key details in a text. Encourage your pupils to read attentively and enjoy learning about these magnificent animals. This activity is not only educational but also fun and engaging, making it a great addition to your lesson plans.

Dive into the world of giraffes and make reading fun!

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7 - 8

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