The Chicken and the Egg
Authentic Literary Text, Lexile 930
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The Chicken and the Egg (ReadWorks)
What do Kit’s parents get her for her eighth birthday?
What does the word coop mean?
Annabelle has special feathers called “down” to keep her warm as a chick. Later on, she sits on her eggs to keep them warm.What does this information from the story suggest?
A chick comes out of an egg _________ it grows into a hen.
Describe how a plant grows from a seed into a fruit or flower.
Based on the information in the passage, how are the life cycles of plants and animals similar?
What will likely happen to Annabelle’s baby as it grows up? Use evidence from the story to explain your answer.
End of Passage Quiz