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  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Tina Goes Fishing" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension text, "The Bird Who Wanted to Eat a House" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A study unit for the Grimm's fairy tale, Rapunzel; with completion questions, vocabulary word search, missing letter, word unscramble.
  • "Suzy is making a heart." A very short realistic fiction valentine-themed reading comprehension.
  • Flying a kite on a windy Saturday is always fun. A good springtime reading comprehension for primary grades.
  • A simple version of this Scottish legend, with spaces for students to illustrate the story themselves.
  • Blaney was a beautiful blue frog...until she started turning purple. A simple and imaginative reading comprehension.
  • "Ollie canít see! Give him a pair of green eyes". This activity, which can be used with the "Ollie the Owl" reading comprehension, works as a cut/color/paste activity or a simple coloring activity, depending on student ability and interest.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Spiders are Good Luck" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "This is Bill. He is on the hill." Simplicity reigns in these 5 short selections, with comprehension questions on each page.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction piece,"A Hungry Shark" is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A mini-unit about the Australian wind that brings the spring. Includes reading comprehension questions, vocabulary work, and promts for writing your own myth about the coming of spring.
  • This 1 page realistic fiction selection is about how "Amy went to the pond with her little brother Mike" and collected some frog eggs to take home and watch the transformation of pollywogs to frogs. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses.
  • "I love the rhythm of the ball bouncing when I dribble." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • The tale of a boy who trades a panda for a pepper (??) is available at four different levels. The primary level includes reading comprehension questions, a word unscramble, and more activities appropriate for early readers.
  • Put the sentences in this retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's story in order. Then develop imagination and prediction skills by writing a different possible ending.
  • "I want to be a baseball player when I grow up." Short, fictional reading comprehension.
  • A little bird has learned how to fly! A cute springtime lesson for primary grades.
  • A little girl plants and waters her sunflower, then watches it grow. A great spring reading comprehension.
  • A nice Mother's Day reading comprehension for primary students (and a nice lead-in for school Mother's Day projects).
  • A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale, with review questions after each paragraph.
  • Every year, these two brothers enjoy hikes and campfires. Learn more about a fun summer camp with this reading comprehension!
  • This unit uses three of Aesop's shorter fables as a foundation for talking about unity. With imaginative writing and drawing prompts, as well as comprehension questions, this is a fun introduction to Aesop AND a solid lesson on character education and critical thinking skills. Available at four levels.
  • Eight pages of activities based on the Ukranian folktale, The Mitten. Includes completion questions, true/false, writing and drawing prompts, and short answer questions, story mapping, a crossword and a word search puzzle.
  • This fictional tale of a girl with a gulping habit is available on our member site at two more levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and activities. The primary level includes reading comprehension questions, a word unscramble, and more activities appropriate for early readers.
  • "He wants to fish every day." Short reading comprehension.
  • Realistic fiction story is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions requiring brief written responses. Add to the lesson by asking students to write "What happens next?"
  • "Dad and I bought Mom an ice cream cake!" A short realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • A one page story about Cat, her dog and her skateboard with multiple choice and short answer questions, dolch word list and crossword puzzle.
  • This reading comprehension is a fictional story about a crocodile's first day of school.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction selection, "Richie's New Brother" is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "My dad, little sister and I saw a big balloon at the picnic." A very short reading comprehension.
  • This modern fable of a turtle who remembered his mother's advice is sure to inspire reflection -and even guide students with their own fables.Common Core: RL.3.2

  • This booklet has repetitive text for easier reading. This "I see...." is about observing a caterpillar.  It ends with a butterfly laying eggs. Though the life cycle starts with the eggs, the reader spots the caterpillar first and follows it changes from there

  • Short fictional piece followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "The rodeo is coming to town!" A very simple reading comprehension.
  • A short story follow the things Brian and Tina learn about heart health on their visit to the doctor. Includes short response questions and a multiple choice question sets, along with a writing prompt to help children plan healthy practices for their family.
  • Mom takes the kids to the zoo for a great day. A nice story with skill-building "sequencing" questions.
  • "I like sunny days." Read the story and copy the words into the sentences below. Includes a word search and drawing prompt.
  • "I wish for sunny skies." This fictional reading comprehension about wishes comes with open ended questions for students to discuss their own wishes.