Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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Summarizing and Order of Events
Summarizing and Order of Events
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Summarizing and Order of Events
Learn the basics of summary and identifying the order of events — then try your hand at it!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Close Reading in Fiction
Close Reading in Fiction
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Close Reading in Fiction
Use this resource to practice close reading in a fictional text. Your students will look at the adjectives, adverbs, and verbs that give more details about the important story elements.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
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How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
Give your beginning reader a fun way to practice reading comprehension with a classic story: "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," by Rudyard Kipling.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Chapter Summary
Chapter Summary
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Chapter Summary
Here's a chapter summary guide where your child can jot down the characters in a chapter, his favorite character and even predict what will happen next.
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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Point of View: A Surprising Setback
Point of View: A Surprising Setback
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Point of View: A Surprising Setback
Use this resource with your students to practice determining who is telling the story. Your students will also practice distinguishing their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reader’s Theater: Fall Festival
Reader’s Theater: Fall Festival
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Reader’s Theater: Fall Festival
Use this fall-themed Reader’s Theater script to give your students practice reading fluently. Then, challenge them with reading comprehension questions about the characters and events.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: Lulu’s Grades
Reading Comprehension: Lulu’s Grades
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Reading Comprehension: Lulu’s Grades
Use this resource with your students as they identify the different ways a character tries to solve a problem.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Strategies: Determining Importance
Reading Strategies: Determining Importance
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Reading Strategies: Determining Importance
Use this resource with your students to practice one of the core reading strategies: determining importance. Support your young learners as they read, judge, justify, and defend their understanding of a text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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My Vacation (Part Three)
My Vacation (Part Three)
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My Vacation (Part Three)
In the third installment of this narrative series, the family finally reaches their destination.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Evaluate a Text: What Do You Think?
Evaluate a Text: What Do You Think?
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Evaluate a Text: What Do You Think?
Use this exercise to evaluate a fiction text and support judgments with evidence.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Character Emotion Descriptions
Character Emotion Descriptions
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Character Emotion Descriptions
Practice describing a character’s emotion based on actions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Fact or Opinion
Glossary: Fact or Opinion
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Glossary: Fact or Opinion
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Fact or Opinion.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Prediction Sandwich
Make a Prediction Sandwich
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Make a Prediction Sandwich
Children will use this sandwich-format diagram to write their prediction, evidence, and reasoning.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Matching Predictions
Matching Predictions
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Matching Predictions
This quick activity will enable your students to practice the skill of making predictions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Summarize a Fable: The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
Summarize a Fable: The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
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Summarize a Fable: The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
In this reading comprehension worksheet, children read a fable of a man, a boy, and a donkey who are headed to market, and the advice they get along the way!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Point of View: My Family Reunion
Point of View: My Family Reunion
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Point of View: My Family Reunion
Who is telling the story? Words like I, me, she, and he can help figure this out! Use this exercise with your students to practice determining who is telling the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Star Graphic Organizer
Star Graphic Organizer
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Star Graphic Organizer
Give your star reader a great way to get their thoughts organized. This star graphic organizer will help them practice basic reading comprehension.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Text-Based Fact or Opinion
Text-Based Fact or Opinion
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Text-Based Fact or Opinion
Fact: This resource will give your students practice sorting out facts and opinions in their reading. Students will use this graphic organizer to distinguish between facts and opinions they find in their text and explain their reasoning.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Rhythm in Poetry
Rhythm in Poetry
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Rhythm in Poetry
Find out more about the role of rhythm in poetry with this worksheet that uses "Casey at the Bat" for practice.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Chapter Map
Chapter Map
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Chapter Map
Learning to read chapter books and summarize the key components is an important skill for young readers. Use this handy guide to assist your child in writing about the characters, setting, conflict, and goals in the book they are reading.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Asking Questions: Before, During, and After
Asking Questions: Before, During, and After
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Asking Questions: Before, During, and After
This is a comprehension resource for students to record their questions before, during, and after they have read nonfiction text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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My Vacation (Part Two)
My Vacation (Part Two)
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My Vacation (Part Two)
In the second part of this story, a child observes the lead-up to a camping trip.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Inferring with Quotes
Inferring with Quotes
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Inferring with Quotes
Good readers make inferences using story details and their own background knowledge to figure out information that isn't provided by the author. Help your students practice making inferences using quotes from their reading with this graphic organizer.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Understanding Personification
Understanding Personification
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Understanding Personification
Use this worksheet to help students identify personified nouns and their respective verbs.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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.