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

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  • Use this 'Fiction: A Perfect Beach Hat (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: A Perfect Beach Hat (primary/elem)'. "Aunt Jane said Kimmie could only go if she had sunscreen and a hat." A realistic fiction story about choosing a perfect beach hat.
  • Use this 'Fiction: A Rainy Day (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: A Rainy Day (primary)'. A short reading comprehension about a rainy fall day, followed by a "color and write" on the same theme.
  • Use this 'Fiction: A Sweet Adventure (upper elem/ middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: A Sweet Adventure (upper elem/ middle)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Ana's Great Day (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Ana's Great Day (elem/upper elem)'. "It was a Tuesday morning in April." A realistic fiction story about a good day at school.
  • 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.

  • Use this 'Fiction: Cat and Dog (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Cat and Dog (primary)'. A one page story about Cat, her dog and her skateboard with multiple choice and short answer questions, dolch word list and crossword puzzle.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Christmas Memories (elem/ upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Christmas Memories (elem/ upper elem)'. A girl enjoys decorating the tree with her mother in this realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • "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.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Do You See the Brooklyn Bridge?; Vocabulary Activity Set (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Do You See the Brooklyn Bridge?; Vocabulary Activity Set (elem/upper elem)'. An easy bridge shaped word search and an easy word unscramble based on words found in the text of the short fiction, "Do You See the Brooklyn Bridge?"
  • 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.
  • "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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mrs. Bunny takes her children to the mall to buy new clothes. Will they behave? A fun elementary reading comprehension.
  • "I remember last year when the new kid came to class..." A realistic fiction reading comprehension about helping a new student on his first day.