Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Focused Reading Passage Worksheets

All the passages are aligned to curriculum standards to make them very easier to use. You can find much longer passages at the bottom of this page. These practice readers all include a question sections. They are on fun and light topics for kids.

Fun With Fiction

My Rocket Ship
Don't you wish you could just zip up into the sky?

Martin The Monkey
A monkey that can pitch?

Bobby's Big Birthday Party
Bobby has his party and gets ready for his next party too?

Going On A Picnic
Everyone loves a picnic. What could go wrong?

Out To Lunch
Somebody is really hungry.

Terry and First Aid
Terry gets cut on her knee...

The Big Run
Getting ready for that long road race.

The Hottest Day Ever
Man it's sweltering in here.

The Play
There is a lot of drama in this one



Passage Based On Places

Chicago
Bring a scarf; we're talking "windy city"!

London
Take a deep look at the home of the Queen.

New York City
We take a look at the Big Apple.

Sydney
We go "down under" to visit an amazing city.



Passage Based On Careers

Carpenters
We look at skilled craftsmen.

Dancers
This fluid sport and art is a beautiful testament to humanity.

Firefighters
One of the bravest job ever dreamed up.



More Serious NonFiction Passages

Credit Cards
Are they truly a plastic nightmare or a trusted tool.

Kidozine
Didn't you ever want to create your own magazine?

Autumn
Who doesn't love the fall season.

The Post Office
Haven't you ever pondered how all that mail gets to you?

Water - The Compound of Life
The title kind of sums it all up. We look at the chemistry and human use of hydrogen dioxide.



Reading Endurance Worksheets

This set of worksheets below have reading passage that are just about one full page. This requires more attention to detail for the students.



Works of Fiction

Jacob and the Javelin
Ever the incredible athlete, Jacob takes a liking to the Javelin.

Is it the Shoes?
How can shoes change or enhance your athletic performance. We take a look at it for you.

Tiffany's Cookies
Didn't you ever want to down a big plate of cookies?



Nonfiction

How Does the Stock Exchange Work?
Have you ever wondered why the stock market is always associated with getting rich?

Maintaining Your Automobile
How to take the proper care of your car.

The Foods We Eat
You are what you eat, at least that what they say. Who are these "they" people anyway?

Fall
We learn a little more about the season of dropping leaves.



Reading For Purpose

There are practical reasons that reading becomes more of a tool. In these worksheets we touch on that by measuring comprehension of key details.

A Boy's Birthday Party Invitation
A very common practice in elementary schools everywhere.

Reading Party Invitations
Holly's Birthday party is on the 12th. What else can you tell us.

Mama Leone's Famous Chocolate Cake Recipe
Did you ever consider reading recipes as a skill? We do!

Reading Comprehension of Event Flyers - Rattle Snake Man
The Rattle Snake Man is coming to town and you and your friends want to go see him.

Gingerbread Surprise! Poem
This is an elongated poem to enjoy.

Understanding Advertisements
A water car? That would be awesome!

Gingerbread Surprise! Question Sheet
The questions for the above poem set.



Grade 3 to 5 Leveled Reading Printables

This series comes in two or three page different pages because the passages and questions are pretty lengthy. These are all CORE aligned and provide perfect practice for students. These are pure gold. You will find leveled readers for your students.

Baseball Hall of Fame - We look at the history behind Cooperstown and the requirements to enter the Hall of Fame as a player.

Florida - Take a look at orange a tourism capital of the United States. We also dive into the economics of the peninsula.

Glass! - We take a look at the chemical composition and unique character of glass.

Henry Hudson - This is very interesting story of the legend of the last days of Hudson's life.

Henry Matisse - The famous artist and world class painter did so to the chagrin of his father.

Hyde Park, New York - A little town in Southeastern New York State that has had some very famous residents.

Museum of Natural History - Explore the phenomena of this world class museum that is thought to have the world's largest scientific collection.

Mid Hudson Balloon Festival - Learn more about hot air balloon travel.

Museum of Fine Arts - We look at the history and funding behind this landmark of Boston Massachusetts.

The Mists of Avalon - A review of the novel.

Answers For ALL Multiple Choice



Holiday Reading Worksheets

Pick your time of year. We probably have it.

  1. Christmas
  2. Halloween
  3. Hanukkah
  4. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  5. St. Patrick's Day
  6. Summer Reading Lists Program
  7. Thanksgiving
  8. Veteran's Day
  9. Winter

Science Related Reading Worksheets

You find a wide range of Science sheets here.

  1. Animals
  2. Cells
  3. Dinosaurs
  4. Earth
  5. Elements
  6. Environment
  7. Food
  8. Forces Of Nature
  9. Human Body
  10. Inventors
  11. Logging
  12. Magnets
  13. Oceans
  14. Plants
  15. Rainforest Plants
  16. Space
  17. Spider Monkey
  18. Volcanoes
  19. Weather

Social Studies Related Reading Worksheets

You find a wide range of Social Studies sheets here. These are our complete reading lesson sets. You will find a ton of great resources.

  1. American Civil War
  2. Antarctic
  3. Canada
  4. China
  5. Colonial America
  6. Explorers
  7. Holocaust
  8. Japan
  9. Industrial Revolution
  10. Native Americans
  11. North America
  12. Revolution (American)
  13. Slavery
  14. U.S. Constitution
  15. U.S. Presidents
  16. Voting & Elections
  17. Winter Olympics
  18. Westward Expansion