Swimming animals

Did you know sloths can swim faster than they can walk? Or that elephants use their trunks like a snorkel when they swim? In this non-fiction text for year 4 and P5, linking with the topics living things and habitats and biodiversity and interdependence, discover the surprising aquatic abilities of ten different animals.

The downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread 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 4
Living things and habitats
Swimming animals

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