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

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  • Jeffrey is very excited to start third grade. A realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • 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.
  • 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. Common Core: RL.3.2

  • Alexis's family is going to Hawaii and she is terrified of coral snakes. Multiple choice and short response questions; highlighted dolch words level 1; crossword created with abcteach tools.
  • Mike's fat fishing worms mysteriously disappear from his new bait holder. Readers are invited to write their own ending to solve the mystery as a writing prompt. Also includes a page of multiple choice and a page of short answer questions.
  • This one-page reading comprehension follows a standardized testing format. An interesting story and great testing practice!
  • "It was a Tuesday morning in April." A realistic fiction story about a good day at school.
  • "We have a new house. It is in a different neighborhood in our city." A realistic reading comprehension for beginning readers.
  • A one page story about Cat, her dog and her skateboard with multiple choice and short answer questions, dolch word list and crossword puzzle.
  • Jacob loves school, but he hates multiplication. A realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction piece,"I Love Running" is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "Our fourth-grade class is learning about Mexico this month." A realistic fictional reading comprehension for multicultural studies, and a great tie-in for Cinco de Mayo.
  • 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.
  • "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.
  • 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.
  • This 6 page story map requires descriptions and explanations of basic story elements as well as in depth look at characters and theme.

  • "My family goes to the lake every summer in July." A realistic fiction reading comprehension.

  • This fiction book report can be used for students who choose and read books independently. Includes setting, summary, character analysis and comparisons, cause and effect, theme and book recommedation. Aligns with upper elementary CCSS.

  • 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 storyboard allows students to retell the major events in a story with drawings and a short written description. Excellent practice for determing importance in a story.

  • 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 storyboard allows students to retell a story with drawings and a short written or dictated description. Excellent practice for sequencing events in a story.

  • A realistic fiction story about an apple tree makes a nice Arbor Day or autumn tie-in. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and four questions that require brief written responses.
  • A short reading comprehension about a rainy fall day, followed by a "color and write" on the same theme.
  • This unit uses the story of the miller, his son, and their donkey as a foundation for talking about fitting in. With imaginative writing and drawing prompts (and a word search!), 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. Common Core: RL.3.2

  • "Today is the first day of school." A very short realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • "Every morning at 8:30 a.m., my school says the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • This fiction book report can be used for students who choose and read books independently. Includes setting, summary, character analysis, questioning, theme, writing activity. Aligns with lower elementary CCSS.