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

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  • “Emily had been engrossed by Incan history for as long as she could remember.” A girl travels back in time to learn about Inca life in this vocabulary-packed story, reviewed by math, vocabulary, short answer, and writing worksheets.
  • Jasper and his family take a summer vacation to NYC, where they will see Jasper's obsession, the Brooklyn Bridge. But will Jasper be so obsessed with something else that he misses the Bridge? Includes multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A hard crossword puzzle and bridge shaped word search based on words found in the short fiction text, "Do You See the Brooklyn Bridge?"
  • This choice board activity aligns with Literature Key Ideas and Details of the CCSS for 5th grade. Students choose 3 activities on a tic-tac-toe board to complete this report. Templates included for various activities.

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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!
  • “There was a blinding white flash and Martin Gonzales was knocked to the ground.” A boy travels back in time to learn about Aztec life in this vocabulary-packed story, reviewed by math, vocabulary, short answer, and writing worksheets.
  • A two page guide to water safety, with multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions.
  • 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 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.

  • 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.
  • A girl enjoys decorating the tree with her mother in this realistic fiction reading comprehension.