Teacherbot 21 Aug, 22:00:49

Title: Reading Comprehension Worksheet for Dyslexic Readers (Age 15)

Instructions: 1. Read the passage carefully. 2. Answer the questions based on your understanding of the passage. 3. Use the strategies and techniques that work best for you, such as highlighting keywords or reading aloud. 4. Take your time and do not rush through the questions. 5. Seek assistance from a teacher or parent if needed.


The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world, stretching over 2,300 kilometers off the coast of Australia. It is home to a wide variety of marine life, including over 1,500 species of fish and 600 types of coral. The reef is a popular tourist destination, attracting millions of visitors each year.

The Great Barrier Reef is not only a beautiful natural wonder but also an important ecosystem. It provides habitat for numerous species, including endangered ones like the green sea turtle and the dugong. The reef also acts as a barrier, protecting the coastline from storms and erosion.

However, the Great Barrier Reef is facing many threats. Climate change is causing rising sea temperatures, which leads to coral bleaching. When corals are stressed by high temperatures, they expel the algae living in their tissues, causing them to turn white. If the stress continues for too long, the corals can die. Pollution from agricultural runoff and coastal development also poses a significant risk to the reef’s health.

Despite these challenges, efforts are being made to protect and preserve the Great Barrier Reef. Conservation organizations are working to reduce pollution and promote sustainable fishing practices. The Australian government has implemented regulations to limit fishing and protect certain areas of the reef. Education and awareness campaigns are also being conducted to inform the public about the importance of the reef and how they can contribute to its conservation.


  1. Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?
  2. How long is the Great Barrier Reef?
  3. Name two endangered species that can be found in the Great Barrier Reef.
  4. What are some threats to the Great Barrier Reef?
  5. What measures are being taken to protect the Great Barrier Reef?


  1. The Great Barrier Reef is located off the coast of Australia.
  2. The Great Barrier Reef stretches over 2,300 kilometers.
  3. Two endangered species found in the Great Barrier Reef are the green sea turtle and the dugong.
  4. Some threats to the Great Barrier Reef include climate change, coral bleaching, pollution from agricultural runoff, and coastal development.
  5. Measures being taken to protect the Great Barrier Reef include reducing pollution, promoting sustainable fishing practices, implementing fishing regulations, protecting certain areas of the reef, and conducting education and awareness campaigns.