A non-chronological report on bobtail squids

This non-chronological report text for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic living things and habitats, tells you everything you’d like to know about the tiny sea creature, the Hawaiian bobtail squid. They are the latest animals to join humans on missions into space. They are tiny creatures (about 3 cm long) found in shallow seas around the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Find out why scientists have chosen to take them to live on the ISS.

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • A3 reading spreads for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
Year 5
Living things and habitats, Earth and space
A non-chronological report on bobtail squids

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