Biomes – Guided Practice Worksheet – PDF & Digital



Teach biomes with this easy to use and check PDF worksheet covering 10 major land and water biomes. This resource has 3 pages of information and 4 pages of activities for students. A reading introduces biomes in general and then includes a short summary of each major biome. Students are then able to answer comprehension questions. A map interpretation activity is also included.


Topics includes:

  • Biotic/Abiotic
  • Biome
  • Marine
  • Freshwater
  • Savannah
  • Temperate Grassland
  • Rainforest
  • Temperate Forest
  • Taiga
  • Chaparral
  • Tundra
  • Desert


Please download the preview file for a closer look at the contents of this resource!


Uses for this product:

  • Ready to print Sub Plans
  • Flipped Classroom pre-reading
  • Whole or small group opportunity to model and teach Close Reading strategies and annotation
  • Differentiation – Only assign extension to students who are already comfortable with the material
  • Differentiation – Assign this reading as researching for students who have yet to show mastery.
  • Interactive Notebooks: Print 2 pages in one and cut apart. Glue mini pages into notebooks with room for annotations on the side
  • Interactive Notebooks: Print entire PDF as a mini booklet and add to notebooks using these simple instructions.


Purchase includes a printable PDF file with answer key. On page 2 of this resource you will find a link to a student friendly Google Slide version of this file. You will be able to copy this file and use it with Google Classroom or any other paperless initiative.


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NGSS Standards covered in this biomes worksheet:

MS-LS2-2 Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems. Emphasis is on predicting consistent patterns of interactions in different ecosystems in terms of the relationships among and between organisms and abiotic components of ecosystems. Examples of types of interactions could include competitive, predatory, and mutually beneficial.3

MS-LS2-3 Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem. Emphasis is on describing the conservation of matter and flow of energy into and out of various ecosystems, and on defining the boundaries of the system. Assessment does not include the use of chemical reactions to describe the processes.


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