Dinosaur Reading comprehension

I love teaching children about dinosaurs, I have books and fossils to show them and their enthusiasm rubs off on me. There is something about these huge animals that just captures imagination of children.

We have a read along below for you

So i have put together these reading cards with 12 of the most popular dinosaurs on theme. Each has some information and then 5 comprehension questions and a coloring box with the dinosaur in it (I will make the coloring images bigger for download in a short while in case you need)

We also have a sister site we are in the process of adding to call Dinosaur facts for kids that has printables, information and more if you need. Feel free to check it out!

Reading comprehension is both difficult and essential for younger learners. Half the battle is getting them motivated on a topic to be willing as well as able to try to use reading strategies. These cards will help. You can add additional questions as you wish.

Here there are 4 examples and in the premium set we have 12 for you. which should be enough to cover any of your students favorite dinosaur!!

On these reading comprehension cards we have the following dinosaurs

  • Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • Dinosaur Days
  • Diplodocus
  • Brachiosaurus
  • Parasaurolophus
  • Pterodactyl
  • Spinosaurus
  • Stegosaurus
  • Triceratops
  • Velociraptor
  • Giganotosaurus
  • Plesiosaurus

if you want to know how to say these dinosaur names then check out this on our site Dinosaur facts for kids.com!

There is plenty of information for Children on dinosaurs online, however there seems to much less for early or ESL readers. That’s why we have designed these. They should be more suitable for beginning readers of English.

Let us know if you used them and if they were useful.


The full set of 12 Dinosaur Reading Comprehension Cards is on the links below

Dinosaur Reading comprehension

I have been a teacher of English for over 15 years, in that time i made hundreds and thousands of resources and learnt so much i think its worth sharing. Hopefully to help teachers and parents around the world.

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