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Reading Comprehension Fiction Printable Worksheets for Grades 2, 3 and 4

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  • This 6 page story map requires descriptions and explanations of basic story elements as well as in depth look at characters and theme.

  • This 9 page book unit includes pre-writing, comprehension questions, cause and effect, timeline, story mapping and vocabulary work for this fun Christmas story by Barbara Robinson.

  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for Lindsay Mattick's 2016 Caldecott winner about the world's most famous bear. Includes art appreciation questions, along with creative writing and art activities.

  • A set of exercises for the book, Fox at School, by Edward Marshall, with matching, word unscramble, cut and paste, writing exercises and a word search and crossword puzzle.
  • A five page writing focused book unit for the Jigsaw Jones Mystery, The Case of Hermie the Missing Hamster, by James Preller. Also, contains true/false and multiple choice questions and a story map exercise. See also abcteach tools for this story.
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for Javaka's Steptoe's 2017 Caldecott winner about a boy's dream of becoming a famous artist. Includes art appreciation questions, along with creative writing and art activities.

  • 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.
  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for Chris Van Allsburg's book about an amazing sailing adventure. Includes art appreciation questions, along with creative writing and art activities.

  • Questions about friendship for extended writing or discussion after reading E.B. White's "The Trumpet of the Swan."
  • "Once upon a __, there lived a tooth fairy named Francie."
  • A two page guide to water safety, with multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions.
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The tale of a boy who trades a panda for a pepper (??) is available at four different levels. This level includes reading comprehension questions, a word search, and more activities appropriate for elementary readers.
  • A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale, with review questions after each paragraph.
  • 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.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction piece,"I Love Running" is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
  • Emily and her father run into a dangerous but helpful fish in the lake.
  • "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.
  • "We have a new house. It is in a different neighborhood in our city." A realistic reading comprehension for beginning readers.
  • Little sister Evie turns four today. A pink-themed party is planned to mark the special day.
  • "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 short reading comprehension about a rainy fall day, followed by a "color and write" on the same theme.
  • 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.
  • "Today is the first day of school." A very short realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • "Why does he get to do so much more than I do?" A realistic fiction story with open ended questions to help students discuss emotions.
  • Aloha from Hawaii! Read about this family's fantastic Hawaiian vacation.
  • 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.
  • Fourth grader Ana enjoys reading so much that she won the reading award at her school.
  • "It was a Tuesday morning in April." A realistic fiction story about a good day at school.
  • A fictional reading comprehension about a girl's first football game. Go Gators!
  • "I love learning about all these things, but I like art class best of all when we make the art ourselves." Realistic fiction with multiple choice comprehension questions.
  • Aunt Francie is a great aunt, who loves doing fun things with her nephew. A family positive reading comprehension.
  • "I think that Aunt Kathleen was really lonely after Aunt Heidi left." A realistic fiction story with comprehension questions.
  • 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.
  • "Aunt Jackie and I like to bake cookies on Saturday." Short reading comprehension.
  • Benjie Bear learns to play tennis, with the patient assistance of his friend, Charlie Bear.
  • Billy Bullfrog lives in Grandpa's pond. Learn more with a fictional, fact-based reading comprehension, featuring a word search, crossword puzzle, and more.
  • "My sister Bonnie loves books." A realistic fiction reading comprehension.