Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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Reading Comprehension: Black Beauty
Reading Comprehension: Black Beauty
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Reading Comprehension: Black Beauty
Inspire your reluctant reader with this comprehension page, featuring a passage from a classic novel, Black Beauty.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Sequencing
Story Sequencing
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Story Sequencing
This worksheet practices story sequencing, an essential reading comprehension skill for first graders.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Cause and Effect
Cause and Effect
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Cause and Effect
Readers work on their understanding of cause and effect as they identify instances of each in a short passage of fiction.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Garden Power: Predictions
Garden Power: Predictions
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Garden Power: Predictions
Get ready to make predictions! Students read a short text independently, then draw and write about what they think will happen next.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
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Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
Use this resource to record cause and effect relationships found in a nonfiction text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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What Will Happen Next?
What Will Happen Next?
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What Will Happen Next?
Explore story sense with your young reader. First, read the astronaut's story. Then, let your imagination tell what will happen next!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sugar and Spice
Sugar and Spice
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Sugar and Spice
Get your third grader in the habit of reading deeper by encouraging him to think about what's going on in this short story and why.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Helen Keller Biography
Helen Keller Biography
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Helen Keller Biography
Students will read a short biography of Keller, then answer a thoughtful prompt designed to help them reflect on what they have read.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Folktales: The Princess Mouse
Folktales: The Princess Mouse
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Folktales: The Princess Mouse
Folktales are a great way to get your child into reading, and to help them consider moral values as well!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Inference Task Cards
Inference Task Cards
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Inference Task Cards
Use these task cards with your students to practice reading short passages and making inferences about character, setting, and plot.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Lion and the Mouse Fable
The Lion and the Mouse Fable
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The Lion and the Mouse Fable
Want to help your young readers learn to discern the central message or lesson of fictional stories? Have your students read this short version of the classic fable of the "Lion and the Mouse" by Aesop to practice determining the moral.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Determining a Character's Motivation
Determining a Character's Motivation
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Determining a Character's Motivation
Students will use a word bank and sentence frames to think about what motivates people.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing Workout: Supporting the Main Idea
Writing Workout: Supporting the Main Idea
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Writing Workout: Supporting the Main Idea
Help your third grader stretch their writing muscles by selecting sentences that support a main idea, then penning a few of their own.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Fourth Grade Reading Log
Fourth Grade Reading Log
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Fourth Grade Reading Log
Children keep track of their weekday reading with this useful two-page template.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Practicing Point of View
Practicing Point of View
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Practicing Point of View
Students will practice using pronouns to help them understand point of view.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Inferences
Making Inferences
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Making Inferences
Help your child read deeper into a story by having him practice making inferences about what happened.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Tell Me About Your Favorite Book
Tell Me About Your Favorite Book
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Tell Me About Your Favorite Book
Students learn to retell familiar stories by sharing about one of their favorite books. Students will share important details from the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Constitution
The Constitution
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The Constitution
Check out this cool constitution worksheet that introduces kids to the Constitution of the United States.
4th grade
Social studies
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The Battles of Lexington and Concord
The Battles of Lexington and Concord
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The Battles of Lexington and Concord
The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the "shot heard around the world" and began the American Revolution.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast: Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Veterans Day
Compare and Contrast: Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Veterans Day
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Compare and Contrast: Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Veterans Day
Do your students know the difference between Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day? This reading comprehension worksheet will teach them about the similarities and differences of the holidays. First, they’ll read a passage that provides facts about ea
4th grade
Social studies
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Story Rollercoaster
Story Rollercoaster
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Story Rollercoaster
Use this fun story rollercoaster template to help young readers understand the different elements of a story. After students have finished their story, have them consider these who, what, where, why, and how questions as they relate to the plot.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
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Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
Unwind the complicated language of the Declaration of Independence with this paraphrasing activity!
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
What is a Metaphor?
What is a Metaphor?
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What is a Metaphor?
Using figurative language is a great way to boost your child's writing skills and creativity. With the help of this worksheet, they'll be a metaphor master.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
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Great Wall of China
Step right up to the most famous wall on Earth! Spanning nearly four thousand miles, the Great Wall of China is one of the oldest wonders of the world.
4th grade
Social studies
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Rainforest Food Chain
Rainforest Food Chain
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Rainforest Food Chain
Children learn about the food cycle in a rain forest as they color in a scene of snakes, butterflies, leopards, and other forest-dwelling creatures.
4th grade
Science
Worksheet

Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

After learning how to read, the path to literacy continues with being able to understand and articulate what it is we read. Developing this vital skill is the primary focus of our reading comprehension worksheets. In addition to compelling fiction stories, including some popular children’s fables, students of all ages will find reading comprehension worksheets that reinforce a slew of literary skills, including identifying themes, story structure, cause and effect, and the difference between similes and metaphors (and how to use them).

Reading Comprehension Worksheets to Foster Enthusiastic and Fluent Readers

There’s nothing more enjoyable than to see a kid race to a bookshelf, grab a book and sit down and read it from cover to cover. But there’s so much more that goes into reading proficiency than just the act of reading itself. For example, expanding vocabulary and understanding all the various literary techniques are critical components to developing a well-rounded reader.

Our reading comprehension worksheets guide young students along the years-long journey to becoming competent and confident readers (and, by extension, writers). Starting with childhood fairytales and continuing all the way to lengthy nonfiction texts that are required reading for older students, students in all grade levels will find our reading comprehension worksheets to be as enjoyable as they are helpful. Additionally, as they move from grade to grade, students can access worksheets that strengthen such concepts as story sequencing, character development, inferencing, point of view, and comparing and contrasting.

Reading proficiency varies from child to child, so be sure to select worksheets that align with each student’s reading level. Challenge them, but don’t overwhelm them.