This collection of passages for Grade 4 provides students with close reading practice. Animals and plants find ways to survive in their habitat. This is called adapting. Read the excerpts in this book to find out what plants and animals need to survive, as well as different types of adaptation. How do living things adapt to heat and cold? How do predators adapt to help them catch their prey? How do animals adapt to avoid being caught? Learn these secrets of the natural world in the pages of this book. Also included are places to pause and reflect on the text and opportunities to respond to the reading.