Animal Informative Writing Worksheet

This learning resource is available in interactive and printable formats. The interactive worksshet can be played online and assigned to students. The Printable PDF version can be downloaded and printed for completion by hand.
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About the Worksheet

The worksheet is a valuable resource for teaching students about informative writing, particularly when it comes to researching and writing about animals. It guides students through the process of gathering information, organizing their thoughts, and crafting a well-structured informative piece.

This worksheet is designed to be both engaging and educational, allowing students to explore their interests in the animal kingdom while developing essential writing skills. By following the steps outlined in the worksheet, students will learn how to effectively research and present factual information in a clear and concise manner.

The interactive format of this worksheet makes it an excellent digital resource for classrooms, while the printable PDF version allows for flexibility in traditional settings or as a take-home assignment.

What will your child learn through this worksheet?

Through this worksheet, your child will learn:

  • Research skills: How to gather relevant information about an animal from various sources.
  • Organizational skills: How to organize gathered information in a structured manner using graphic organizers like bubble maps.
  • Informative writing skills: How to compose an informative writing piece that effectively conveys factual information about an animal.
  • Topic knowledge: Interesting facts and details about the animal they choose to research.

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of this worksheet are:


  • Understand the structure and components of an informative writing piece.
  • Develop knowledge about a specific animal through research.


  • Organize information using graphic organizers like bubble maps.
  • Write an informative piece following a structured format.


  • Foster an appreciation for animals and their habitats.
  • Develop a sense of curiosity and interest in learning about animals.


  • Collaborate with classmates or parents/guardians during the research and writing process (if applicable).
  • Share their informative writing piece with others, promoting communication and presentation skills.


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Publisher: Workybooks
Written by:Jacqueline Juliano
Illustrated by: Sean Hnedak

Common core standards covered

Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

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