Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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Character Reactions
Character Reactions
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Character Reactions
It's important for students to understand how characters and the storyline are interconnected. Help your students break down individual character responses to major story events with this graphic organizer.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Chapter Summaries
Chapter Summaries
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Chapter Summaries
Tuck this chapter summary chart into reading workshop folders to help students keep track of longer chapter books. When they finish the book, have them look back at this to create a whole-book summary!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Veteran Cathay Williams: Differentiated Text
The Veteran Cathay Williams: Differentiated Text
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The Veteran Cathay Williams: Differentiated Text
In the worksheet, The Veteran Cathay Williams: Differentiated Text, learners will read about a female veteran who helped pave the way for females to serve in the military. Cathay Williams was the only woman Buffalo Soldier. For a more challenging text, ch
3rd grade
Social studies
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Learning to Make Predictions
Learning to Make Predictions
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Learning to Make Predictions
Use the exercises on this sheet to teach and practice the skill of making predictions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paraphrasing a Passage
Paraphrasing a Passage
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Paraphrasing a Passage
Help your young readers develop this important reading comprehension skill with this handy template that will help them learn to paraphrase any piece of writing by answering a few open-ended questions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Practice Your Reading Comprehension
Practice Your Reading Comprehension
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Practice Your Reading Comprehension
After reading the "My Vacation" series, use this worksheet to discover what you learned.
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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All About Wangari Maathai
All About Wangari Maathai
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All About Wangari Maathai
Introduce students to the inspiring environmental activist Wangari Maathai. Children will read a short biography about the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Point of View Pronouns
Point of View Pronouns
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Point of View Pronouns
Use this resource with your students to practice looking at pronouns in sentences to determine the point of view narration. Your students will be challenged to create new sentences written in first person.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
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Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
Then what happened? In this activity, students will choose stop and jot sticky notes from different parts of the story to practice their sequencing and summarizing skills as they respond to questions about the literature.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Character Changes Order
Character Changes Order
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Character Changes Order
Use this worksheet to practice sequencing a character’s feelings using transition words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sticky Note Stop and Jot
Sticky Note Stop and Jot
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Sticky Note Stop and Jot
Use this reading strategy to help your students along in their reading comprehension skills. Students will respond to literature with Stop & Jots, with or without sticky notes.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Jamestown Colony
Jamestown Colony
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Jamestown Colony
Sail back in time to Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America, with this fun, fact-filled worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Story Elements: Compare & Contrast
Story Elements: Compare & Contrast
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Story Elements: Compare & Contrast
This worksheet helps students analyze the ways in which stories are similar and different.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading for Comprehension: More Cause and Effect
Reading for Comprehension: More Cause and Effect
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Reading for Comprehension: More Cause and Effect
How do events change characters in the story, or the story itself? Use this worksheet to review the concept of cause and effect.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Storyboard Summary
Storyboard Summary
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Storyboard Summary
With this storyboard, students will draw and write about events in a chronological order.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Character Traits in Fairy Tales
Character Traits in Fairy Tales
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Character Traits in Fairy Tales
Use this resource to practice describing characters in a fairy tale. Students will use adverbs, adjectives, and verbs to gain an understanding of the character traits.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Characters
Book Characters
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Book Characters
If your child is writing their first book report, help them get a handle on the characters in their book.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Organize Your Questions
Organize Your Questions
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Organize Your Questions
Use this resource to help your students formulate who, what, when, where, why, and how questions when reading fiction texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Identifying Characters and their Dialogue
Identifying Characters and their Dialogue
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Identifying Characters and their Dialogue
Use this resource to give your students practice identifying characters and their dialogue.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Practice Understanding What You Read
Practice Understanding What You Read
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Practice Understanding What You Read
This selection of questions helps reinforce reading comprehension and highlights various elements of the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Book or Character Mind Map
Book or Character Mind Map
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Book or Character Mind Map
During or after reading a fictional book, help your learner put their thoughts onto paper with this book or character mind map!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Strategies: Visualizing
Reading Strategies: Visualizing
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Reading Strategies: Visualizing
Everyone gets to be a movie maker! Use this resource with your students as they practice visualizing. As they make a movie in their mind, they will create illustrations to accompany a text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Fiction: Main Idea and Details
Reading Fiction: Main Idea and Details
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Reading Fiction: Main Idea and Details
EL students will practice using sentence frames to write about main idea and details.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Selma to Montgomery March
The Selma to Montgomery March
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The Selma to Montgomery March
Learn more about marches for freedom during the civil rights movement with the worksheet The Selma to Montgomery March.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

It started with sight words, then came compound words, simple sentences, and short paragraphs. But by the time third grade rolls around, the texts get lengthier and more complicated. That’s why we created our third grade reading comprehension worksheets, which assist with story sequencing, summary writing, comparing and contrasting, and much more. And because our third grade reading comprehension worksheets feature so many intriguing and funny stories, your child will never again tell you reading is boring.