This story is taken from Young Explorer magazine, a nonfiction reading resource for learners in kindergarten and first grade, published by National Geographic Society. Have your learners read the story and then test their comprehension with the reading and/or content activities included in the article.

Life in a Pride

Males lions protect the family, while females hunt.

African lion
Noun

(Panthera leo) large cat native to sub-Saharan Africa.

cub
Noun

the name for the young of certain animals, like bears and lions.

prey
Noun

animal that is hunted and eaten by other animals.

pride
Noun

a family of lions

protect
Verb

to take action to prevent injury or attack.