Sensational scientist Richard Owen

A non-fiction biography text for year 6 and P7, linking to the topics Evolution and inheritance and inheritance. Richard Owen was a professor of anatomy in the 1800s. He was good at identifying fossils and was the first person to recognise that dinosaurs were a new category and gave it its name. He named Mary Anning’s first pterosaur find and also disagreed with Charles Darwin’s theory of how evolution happened.

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets.
Year 6
Evolution and inheritance
Sensational scientist Richard Owen

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