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Layers of the Rainforest



Layers of the Rainforest

A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.94

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    canopy, distinct, emergent, enrich, mid-air, understory, mankind, palms, rain, layer, bats, among, packed, dwarf, above, form


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Layers of the Rainforest
By Vickie Chao
Rewritten as a short reader by Cindy Grigg
  

1     A rain forest is like a layer cake. We usually say that a rain forest has four layers. Each layer has its own distinct features. Each layer houses different kinds of animals and plants.