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Fictional Reading Comprehension Worksheets for Grade 2, Grade 3, and Grade 4

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  • A one page realistic fiction reading comprehension piece is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Saving a Baby Bird" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page selection of realistic fiction "Stormy" is about a foal born during a rainstorm. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension text, "Moths and Bats" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • 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.
  • "Sara wanted new shoes." A cute reading comprehension presents a story of desire and creative solutions! With thoughtful questions for discussion or short answer writing.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Monkeying Around" is a realistic fiction selection. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension text, "The Big Snake" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Runaway Lizards" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • 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.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction story about a mother hen hatching her baby chicks. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "The Caterpillar's Adventure" is a 1 page realistic fiction selection about two girls who are entranced as they watch as a caterpillar crosses the road. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require 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 1 page reading comprehension, "Mike & Pat & Pat & Mike" is a realistic fiction selection. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "Aunt Jane said Kimmie could only go if she had sunscreen and a hat." A realistic fiction story about choosing a perfect beach hat.
  • A funny fiction tale of a knobby-kneed knight, followed by comprehension questions.
  • "Mike had a bad day at school." Fictional story about an alien encounter; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 1 spelling.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction story about a girl dealing with her fear of public speaking. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses. This reading comprehension selection works alone or with Level 2, Unit 3 spelling.
  • A 1 page science fiction story about a boy's science project that saves the world. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses. This reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, Unit 2 spelling.
  • "Frank, the Pest" is a 1 page selection of realistic fiction. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses. This reading comprehension piece works alone or with Level 2, Unit 5 spelling.
  • "Heather Hates Camping" is a 1 page fictional story about a girl who decides that she likes camping after all. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses. This reading comprehension piece works alone or with Level 2, Unit 4 spelling.
  • "Late one evening, Megan was playing baseball in her yard." Fictional story about an encounter with a bat; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 9 spelling.
  • “What are you doing behind my fern, Sophie?” Fictional story about a mermaid; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 6 spelling.
  • "Everyone always called it that." Fictional story about a boy overcoming his fear; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 8 spelling.
  • A one page realistic fictional selection about a young boy who wonders about gravity; this reading comprehension activity is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and four questions that require short written responses. It works alone or with Level 2, unit 10 spelling.
  • A one page realistic fiction selection about a girl for whom a foreign language comes in handy; this reading comprehension activity is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses. It works alone or with Level 2, Unit 11 spelling.
  • "School was out for summer." Fictional story about a boy whose Hopi grandmother helps him to discover a hidden talent; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 12 spelling.
  • “Maria goes to a small school in New Mexico.” Fictional story about a girl with a good idea; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 13 spelling.
  • “It was Linda's birthday.” Fictional story about a birthday joke; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 14 spelling.
  • "Patrick thought the only good thing about Daylight Saving Time was that people got to sleep an hour longer the night it ended." This short fiction is followed by multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions.

  • "I love the rhythm of the ball bouncing when I dribble." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "I love running down the field with a ball in my hands." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "I love the balance beam and the parallel bars." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "I love skiing through fresh powder snow in the morning." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "I love the crack of a bat hitting a ball." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "My mother says I must be part fish." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "I love running across the court to return a serve." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "I used a volleyball as a pillow, but it gave me a sore neck." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "I practice my kata every day." A short realistic fiction story followed by multiple choice questions.
  • A one page selction of realistic fiction is followed by 6 multiple choice and 4 comprehension questions that require brief written responses.