We learn to read so we can read to learn. Informational texts carry vital facts for us to learn about and apply, so it's important when we're reading them that we know how to pull out details and understand the author's purpose for writing them. This free PDF worksheet tells children about the importance of washing our hands, giving them details about the germs they can encounter and why they want to be careful with hand washing. Then, they'll have the opportunity to apply that knowledge as they answer the reading comprehension questions that follow.
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