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Fictional Reading Comprehension for Grade 4, Grade 5, and Grade 6

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  • A child is transported into a candy world, having fun...and getting homesick. This reading comprehension captures student imaginations. The lesson continues with vocabulary development, parts of speech work, and more.
  • Jim learn about the effect of habitat change on a trip to the zoo with his Dad, where he see an Iberian Lynx and a Bavarian Pine Vole. Includes multiple choice questions, short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • 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.

  • A 1 page realistic fiction story about a girl dreaming of the Amazon Rainforest. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "It was a Tuesday morning in April." A realistic fiction story about a good day at school.
  • Read a John Henry tall tale and answer the multiple choice questions, then read a true story about John Henry with short answer comprehension questions. Sort fact from fiction in a review worksheet. Think and write about the values reflected in these tall tales. Finally: Write your own John Henry tall tale. A great unit!
  • Read an Annie Oakley tall tale (based on "Annie Got Her Gun!") and answer the multiple choice questions, then read a true story about Oakley with short answer comprehension questions. Sort fact from fiction in a review worksheet. Think and write about the values reflected in these tall tales. Finally: Write your own Annie Oakley tall tale. A great unit and a fun "women's history month" tie-in.
  • Read this fictional story about a rotten smell, and then use inference skills to answer the questions on the next page. This story is great for after Easter!
  • 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.
  • Emily and her father run into a dangerous but helpful fish in the lake.
  • This choice board activity aligns with Literature Key Ideas and Details of the CCSS for 4th grade. Templates included for various activities.

  • 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.

  • "The sky overhead was blue, with just a single fluffy cloud shaped like an armadillo." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice comprehension 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.