Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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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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Vocabulary Practice:  A Whale of a Problem
Vocabulary Practice: A Whale of a Problem
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Vocabulary Practice: A Whale of a Problem
Use this reading comprehension passage with your students to practice determining the meaning of unfamiliar words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. Learners will decide which two statements are true and which is a lie.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Yellowstone National Park Facts
Yellowstone National Park Facts
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Yellowstone National Park Facts
Read the facts on Yellowstone National Park, the first national park in the U.S., full of awesome animals and gigantic geysers.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
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Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far)
In Timeline of Sonia Sotomayor's Life (So Far), third and fourth graders reference a timeline of Sotomayor's life to answer questions about her life.
3rd grade
Social studies
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How the Alphabet Was Made
How the Alphabet Was Made
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How the Alphabet Was Made
Make reading time fun, with this classic short story by Rudyard Kipling. Then, complete a few comprehension activities on "How the Alphabet Was Made."
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Similarities in the Stories
The Similarities in the Stories
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The Similarities in the Stories
Use this exercise with your students as they focus on finding the similarities between two short fiction texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Fiction Travel Brochure
Fiction Travel Brochure
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Fiction Travel Brochure
Children reflect on the importance of a book's setting as they design a travel brochure for a work of fiction they have read.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Florence Nightingale Biography
Florence Nightingale Biography
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Florence Nightingale Biography
Florence Nightingale revolutionized nursing. Your little historian can learn about Florence's life in this biography worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Cinderella Storytelling
Cinderella Storytelling
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Cinderella Storytelling
Have a storytelling adventure with Cinderella! Little readers will love putting their own spin on a classic fairy tale.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo
The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo
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The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo
Read about why kangaroos hop on two legs, in Rudyard Kipling's "The Sing Song of Old Kangaroo." Your kid will answer reading questions and color illustrations.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reader’s Theater: My Special Valentine
Reader’s Theater: My Special Valentine
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Reader’s Theater: My Special Valentine
Use this Valentine's Day reader's theater script to engage students as they practice reading fluently.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy Graphic Organizer
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy Graphic Organizer
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy Graphic Organizer
The worksheet provides a tool for learners to gather and organize key information about civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading the Pictures
Reading the Pictures
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Reading the Pictures
Pick one thing from each of the "My Vacation series," then draw a picture to show what is happening.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Soldier and the Stranger
The Soldier and the Stranger
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The Soldier and the Stranger
A soldier meets a mysterious stranger in a graveyard. Could this be the dark figure that townsfolk have seen darting in and out of the shadows?
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reader’s Theater: 4th of July
Reader’s Theater: 4th of July
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Reader’s Theater: 4th of July
Use this Reader’s Theater script to engage your students as they practice reading with expression and accuracy. Your students will work on their fluency and then complete comprehension activities.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Follow the Clues
Follow the Clues
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Follow the Clues
Clues can help us make predictions! Students will read a story about Molly, find the clues, and use those clues to predict what Molly will do next.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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My View as an Ant
My View as an Ant
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My View as an Ant
What is it like to be an ant? After reading Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg, your students will know!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer
Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer
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Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer
Venn diagrams aren't just a math tool; they make great charts for reading comprehension too!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Cool Bookmarks 1
Cool Bookmarks 1
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Cool Bookmarks 1
Add some fun to the old-fashioned placeholder with this bookmark! Your child answers a few questions and makes the bookmark, and the experience, all her own!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Cinderella: Your Version
Cinderella: Your Version
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Cinderella: Your Version
We all know the classic fairy tale, and now you have a chance to put your own spin on the story of Cinderella! Your kids can let their imaginations take flight as they add their own plot twists and illustrations to the beloved story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Match Mixed Predictions
Match Mixed Predictions
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Match Mixed Predictions
Children use their critical thinking skills to make predictions in this reading comprehension worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Answering "Why" Questions
Glossary: Answering "Why" Questions
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Glossary: Answering "Why" Questions
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Answering "Why" Questions.
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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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.