This nonfiction reading comprehension unit about porcupines focuses on the nonfiction text feature of captions with a printable small nonfiction reader “Nocturnal Animals: All About the Porcupine” by Kacie Brown. The printable small reader includes the following non-fiction text features: table of contents, diagrams, labels, captions, bold words, glossary, and index.
Topics covered in the small reader are appearance, food, habitat, life cycle, diagram, predators, interesting facts, nocturnal facts as well as special features and adaptations.
This All About the Porcupine nonfiction unit includes:
- printable non-fiction reader
- a porcupine craft
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets to deepen understanding of the story elements
- book talk questions
- parent connection materials
- lesson plan ideas and more!
Read more about this unit in my blog post: Nocturnal Animal Activities & Nonfiction Text Features