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Animal Themes
Grasslands
Grasslands - Introduction

Animal Themes
Animal Themes


Grasslands - Introduction
Print Grasslands - Introduction Reading Comprehension with Sixth Grade Work

Print Grasslands - Introduction Reading Comprehension


Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.89

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    fast-running, warthogs, savannahs, ultimate, seasonal, rainfall, receive, such, include, nightmare, bison, landscape, rule, unbearable, become, dead


Grasslands - Introduction   

1     Grasslands are places where fast-running animals live. Since there are almost no trees in grasslands, animals can run at their top speeds without bumping into things. Both cheetahs and ostriches, known for their swiftness, make grasslands their home. Other animals living in grasslands include zebras, giraffes, white rhinoceros, warthogs, grasshoppers, and vultures.
 
2     Like the name suggests, grasses rule the landscape in grasslands. On average, grasslands receive about 25-50 inches of rainfall a year. If the place received more rain, it would be able to grow trees and become a forest. If the place received less rain, it would be a desert. At least one-fifth of the Earth's land area is grasslands. They can be found on every continent except Antarctica.
 
3     Grasslands can be divided into two groups. There are temperate .....
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Animal Themes
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Grasslands
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Animals
    Amphibians  
 
    Birds  
 
    Deserts  
 
    Fish  
 
    Freshwater  
 
    Grasslands  
 
    Insects  
 
 
    Invertebrates  
 
    Mammals  
 
    Oceans  
 
    Polar Regions  
 
    Rain Forest  
 
    Reptiles  
 



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