Dinosaur Worksheets

We have lots of worksheets for your dinosaur unit. Browse through the collection of reading comprehension articles, puzzles, dino math pages, research projects, and more!

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Projects & Activities
Students choose a dinosaur species and research its size, weight, habitat, and other interesting information.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Color the dinosaur pictures. Then cut and assemble the mini-book. Read interesting facts about seven different dino species.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Cut out the names and pictures of six dinosaurs. Then categorize them into two groups - carnivores and herbivores. Then glue them onto the graphic organizer.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Reading Comprehension
The Ankylosaurus was a heavy, armored, plant-eating dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous period. It was known for its clubbed tail.
1st through 3rd Grades
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The Brachiosaurus was one of the largest dinosaurs. It had a long neck and was twice as tall as a giraffe. This plant-eater had no real predators.
1st through 3rd Grades
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The Pteranodon was a giant, flying lizard that lived in the late Cretaceous period. It probably ate fish, crabs, squid, and dead animals.
1st through 3rd Grades
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The Spinosaurus was a gigantic meat-eating dinosaur that was even larger than T-rex. It had a crocodile-shaped snout with sharp teeth for eating fish.
1st through 3rd Grades
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The Stegosaurus was a large, plant-eating dinosaur that lived in the Late Jurassic period. It had large spikes on its tail to fight predators.
1st through 3rd Grades
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The Triceratops is very similar to the modern day rhinoceros. They both had large bodies, ate plants, and had horns on their heads. The triceratops was ten feet long and weighed as much as two elephants.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Discover one of the largest and meanest meat-eating dinosaurs. Did you know a t-rex had 60 sharp teeth, and each one is the size of a banana?
1st through 3rd Grades
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Did you know that the Velociraptor was a dinosaur that was covered in feathers? Learn all about raptors with this informative article.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Dino
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Color the large Brachiosaurus on this page. Then read the interesting facts in the fact file.
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Use crayons to color the Pteranodon and read the fascinating facts on the right.
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Read the Spinosaurus fact file, then color the diagram.
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Color the Stegosaurus in the picture and read the fascinating facts in the sidebar.
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Color the large Triceratops picture and discover fun facts about this dinosaur.
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Color in the Tyrannosaurus rex illustration, then read the t-rex fact file.
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Learn about the fierce, feathered Velociraptor with this fact file worksheet.
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Dino Math
Solve the addition problems. Then match the sums with the picture puzzle pieces. Put the puzzle together to reveal a dinosaur.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Draw a ring around pairs of addends that make thirteen. Numbers are on a dinosaur body.
1st and 2nd Grades
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Writing
Students imagine that they've woken up and found a dinosaur in the backyard. They write a story to describe the dinosaur and tell what they would do.
Kindergarten to 5th Grades
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Dino Puzzles
Search for dinosaur words in this intermediate-level puzzle. Word list includes dinosaur, teeth, roar, stegosaurus, triceratops, lizard, fossil, eggs, Earth, and prehistoric.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Grammar & Phonics
Divide these dinosaur words into syllables. Then tell how many syllables are in each word.
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Teacher Helpers
Students can keep track of their weekly homework assignments on this agenda page, which features pictures of a triceratops, stegosaurus, and a brontosaurus.
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Write your students' names on these colorful, primary-ruled desk tags.
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Printable bookmarks for kids.  Print out the set of 4 - Reading Rocks, Reading is Dino-Mite, Blast off with a Book, and Books are Cool.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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See Also:
Dinosaurs Before Dark (Book)

This page contains worksheets that you can use with the Magic Tree House Book, Dinosaurs Before Dark. Includes reading comprehension questions, character lists, and literature circle sheets.