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

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  • Use this 'Book: Radiant Child (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Radiant Child (elem)'. 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.
  • 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 'Vocabulary Puzzles: The Wreck of the Zephyr (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Vocabulary Puzzles: The Wreck of the Zephyr (elem)'. An activity puzzle pack that correlates to the book, The Wreck of the Zephyr. Includes ABC Sort, Crossword Puzzle, Missing Letters, Word Unscramble, and Word Search.
  • Use this 'Vocabulary Puzzles: Finding Winnie (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Vocabulary Puzzles: Finding Winnie (elem)'. Vocabulary puzzles that correlate with the book, Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick. 2016 Caldecott winner about the world's most famous bear. Includes ABC Sort, Missing Letter, Word Scramble, Crossword Puzzle, and Word Search.
  • Use this 'Vocabulary Puzzles: Radiant Child' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Vocabulary Puzzles: Radiant Child'. Enhances vocabulary for Javaka Steptoe's 2017 Caldecott winner about a boy's dream of becoming a famous artist. Includes ABC Sort, Missing Letter, Word Scramble, Crossword and Word Search.
  • Use this 'First Sentence: The Wreck of the Zephyr (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'First Sentence: The Wreck of the Zephyr (elem)'. You can't judge a book by its cover, but you can judge it by its first sentence. With these simple worksheets, students will exercise their skills of predictions, research, and creative writing.
  • Use this 'Book: The Wreck of the Zephyr (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The Wreck of the Zephyr (elem)'. 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.
  • Use this 'Guided Reading: The Wreck of the Zephyr (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Guided Reading: The Wreck of the Zephyr (primary/elem)'. Suggestions for teachers to guide students during a 'read aloud' of Chris Van Allsburg's 1983 book, with pages for students to fill in their own before, during, and after reading questions; this unit includes art prompts.
  • Use this 'Book: Finding Winnie' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Finding Winnie'. 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.
  • 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.

  • 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 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, questioning, theme, writing activity. Aligns with lower elementary CCSS.

  • Mindy's day becomes less boring when she decides to make pictures.
  • Amelia is bored, bored, bored... until she has the great idea of a tea party for her toys.
  • A young woman remembers the hair bows her mother made her wear. A sweet reading comprehension about why some parents "torment" their children.
  • Use this 'Book: Jigsaw Jones; The Case of Hermie the Missing Hamster (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Jigsaw Jones; The Case of Hermie the Missing Hamster (elem)'. 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.
  • "I love the crack of a bat hitting a ball." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "I love running across the court to return a serve." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "I used a volleyball as a pillow, but it gave me a sore neck." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "Mr. Matthews lives in our neighborhood." A short realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • This 6 page story map requires descriptions and explanations of basic story elements as well as in depth look at characters and theme.

  • Mrs. Honey Bunny has a lot to do, getting her six little bunnies ready for school.
  • Ansley is so fond of flowers that her father nicknames her "the flower princess"!
  • One way to tell it is summertime is the musical stylings of the birds in the trees. Help celebrate their sounds with this reading comprehension.
  • This fictional tale of a bumbling detective is available at four levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and activities. The elementary level includes reading comprehension questions, vocabulary work, and more activities appropriate for elementary readers.
  • Kathryn is happy because today is Tuesday and she has a spelling test.
  • Use this 'Book: Fox at School (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Fox at School (primary/elem)'. 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.
  • In the winter, the fairies sleep. But in the summer, they come out to dance. Welcome the summer with this playful reading comprehension.
  • "Sara wanted new shoes." A cute reading comprehension presents a story of desire and creative solutions! With thoughtful questions for discussion or short answer writing.
  • A mother shows her mastery of hula hoops.
  • "Little Murray is my grandfather's dog." A short reading comprehension.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Going Over Niagara Falls with Jack; Vocabulary Activity Set (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Going Over Niagara Falls with Jack; Vocabulary Activity Set (elem)'. An easy word search and word unscramble using words found in the text of the short fiction "Going Over Niagara Falls with Jack."
  • A reading comprehension about the newest "member of the family".
  • A realistic fiction reading comprehension about a boy and a magic cap, followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring a short written response.
  • Mrs. Minter is the third grade computer teacher. She knows how to make learning fun!
  • Rick admires his big sister, Robin, and her amazing skateboarding abilities! Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.

  • Jim's favorite tree has even more cherries than it did the previous year, and he and his brother have some ideas of what to do with the big crop. Includes multiple choice questions and short answer questions.
  • "I go to piano lessons every Tuesday." A short realistic fiction reading comprehension about a little girl who likes to play the piano.
  • Little Kiki loves to sing!
  • A girl and her mother decide on the perfect Father's Day gift: a portrait.
  • "We are having our dance recital tonight."
  • Swimming through the summer with Simon the dog.
  • "Jessica pulled the covers up over her head and tried to get back to sleep." A realistic fiction reading comprehension about a spelling bee, with a "do your best!" moral.
  • "Every summer, my sister April and I go to the amusement park."
  • "I am going to read a hundred books this year!" Realistic fiction.
  • Lacey has puppies--now there are two new members of the family!
  • A one page realistic fiction reading comprehension piece is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "Mrs. Allen loves dogs!" Fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "Mrs. Taylor is my favorite teacher." A realistic fiction reading comprehension about a third grade teacher.
  • "Susie always wanted to be different, because everything about her life was so ordinary". A realistic fiction reading comprehension. Includes a writing prompt.
  • A funny fiction tale of a knobby-kneed knight, followed by comprehension questions.
  • Daniel's dog Princess is about to have puppies! Learn more with this realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • "I practice my kata every day." A short realistic fiction story followed by multiple choice questions.
  • Our fictional tale of a girl with a gulping habit is available at four different levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and activities. The elementary level includes reading comprehension questions, a word search, and more activities appropriate for elementary readers.
  • April 24th is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. This reading comprehension tells of one girl's experience with her architect mother.
  • "Where was Kenya, anyway?" A reluctant learner gets an interesting lesson.
  • Will the eerie moan ruin the groups summer camping trip to the forest? Multiple choice and short answer comprehension questions.
  • Benjie Bear learns to play tennis, with the patient assistance of his friend, Charlie Bear.
  • An eight-year-old girl's mother decides to go to law school, and they find they have something in common: homework!
  • A one page selction of realistic fiction is followed by 6 multiple choice and 4 comprehension questions that require brief written responses.
  • "I love skiing through fresh powder snow in the morning." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • Dr. Karen is the local veterinarian. A good lesson for a "jobs" classes, or for talking about pet care.
  • "I love the balance beam and the parallel bars." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • "My sister Bonnie loves books." A realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: Speedy Delivery Truck (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Speedy Delivery Truck (elementary)'. Poem about a speedy delivery truck ("Some trucks go vroom!") in a delivery truck-shaped shapebook. Easy reader for kids that love trucks.
  • "My mother says I must be part fish." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • This seven-year-old and her mother love being "Daddy's Girls"!
  • "Chip and Cindy are cardinals." A fictional reading comprehension about the birds in a child's yard.
  • Daisy's crazy about daisies! A reading comprehension with a well-connected spelling activity.
  • Read a fictional story about a walk in the rain forest, and then write an imaginative journal entry.
  • Jacob takes on the best composting class in the school. Can this third grader beat the sixth graders? A two page short story with multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • Weekends with this child's grandparents are a delight, thanks to Grandpa's stories, which are a treasure the whole family shares.
  • "Brent and Bree live just outside of Chicago." A short story and a writing prompt.
  • Bill's brother think he will be tall enough this summer to go on Enormo at Arnie's Awesome Water Slide Park. Multiple choice and short answer 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.
  • Ted is looking forward to visiting his grandparents for spring break when he gets sick. Will his plans be ruined?
  • Tracy photographs a volcanic eruption, when mountain climbing with her parents. Multiple choice, short response questions.
  • "Every Friday night, my family eats pizza for dinner." A fun realistic fiction reading comprehension about a man who makes everyone's favorite food!
  • A 1 page reading comprehension text, "The Bird Who Wanted to Eat a House" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions requiring short written responses.
  • Aunt Francie is a great aunt, who loves doing fun things with her nephew. A family positive reading comprehension.
  • Summer fun at an amusement park thrills the boy in this reading comprehension...but terrifies his father!
  • Miss Sadie grows a field of sunflowers.
  • "My friend Danny has a new dirt bike." A very short realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension, "Mike & Pat & Pat & Mike" is a realistic fiction selection. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions requiring short written responses.
  • Jesse's sister and her friends won't play with him, until he gets a new talent from a talking fish. Comp and short reponse questions
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Runaway Lizards" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A reading comprehension about the beauty of fall leaves. Includes a worksheet for students to identify five basic leaves.
  • A girl helps her neighbor make pickles in this realistic fictionr reading comprehension.
  • There are seven cats at the "flower house"! A realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension text, "The Big Snake" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "Frank, the Pest" is a 1 page selection of realistic fiction. 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 5 spelling.
  • Fourth grader Ana enjoys reading so much that she won the reading award at her school.
  • "Which two Beechams do a chore on Tuesday and Saturday?" Read the chart and answer the questions about the Beecham family chores.
  • Tyler and Hannah are overwhelmed by the number of search results they get for the word Internet, when trying to research for an assignment. Mother helps them start the paper by explaining some of the changes the Internet has brought.
  • A 1 page selection of realistic fiction "Stormy" is about a foal born during a rainstorm. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "Mike had a bad day at school." Fictional story about an alien encounter; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 1 spelling.
  • A two page guide to water safety, with multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions.
  • A mini-unit about the Australian wind that brings the spring. Includes reading comprehension questions, vocabulary work, and promts for writing your own myth about the coming of spring.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension text, "Moths and Bats" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A simple version of this Scottish legend, with spaces for students to illustrate the story themselves.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Saving a Baby Bird" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "I like to play in the snow."
  • Flying a kite on a windy Saturday is always fun. A good springtime reading comprehension for primary grades.
  • "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 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Monkeying Around" is a realistic fiction selection. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • 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.
  • One Father's Day, this family went to the beach. Guess who got hooked on the jet ski?
  • Miss Lucy is a dog that gets into trouble. A realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • "I think that Aunt Kathleen was really lonely after Aunt Heidi left." A realistic fiction story with comprehension questions.
  • A one page realistic fiction selection about a girl for whom a foreign language comes in handy; this reading comprehension activity is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses. It works alone or with Level 2, Unit 11 spelling.
  • Two best friends share their love of the color purple... but can they share the last purple lollipop? A reading comprehension and good discussion springboard.
  • An easy reading comprehension from the point of view of a young boy who loves fishing with his grandfather. Common Core: ELA - RL5.6, RL4.6
  • Use this 'Fiction: Summer Road Trip (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Summer Road Trip (primary)'. Emma's family takes a road trip in the summer. Multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions, highlighted dolch words list 2, and word search puzzle.
  • Little sister Evie turns four today. A pink-themed party is planned to mark the special day.
  • "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.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Spiders are Good Luck" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • 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.
  • Blaney was a beautiful blue frog...until she started turning purple. A simple and imaginative reading comprehension.
  • 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?"
  • A fictional reading comprehension about a girl's first football game. Go Gators!
  • 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.
  • "I love running down the field with a ball in my hands." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • A one-page reading comprehension (about reading!) comes with 5 pages of questions to test the skills defined by Bloom's taxonomy: comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Gone Camping (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Gone Camping (primary)'. Tamara's summer vacation had been either rained out or boring until she went camping with her father. Multiple choice, short answer questions, word search.
  • A little girl makes friends with a butterfly in her backyard.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction story about a mother hen hatching her baby chicks. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "School was out for summer." Fictional story about a boy whose Hopi grandmother helps him to discover a hidden talent; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 12 spelling.
  • "Aunt Jackie and I like to bake cookies on Saturday." Short reading comprehension.
  • Use this 'Book: Trumpet of the Swan - Friendship Worksheet' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Trumpet of the Swan - Friendship Worksheet'. Questions about friendship for extended writing or discussion after reading E.B. White's "The Trumpet of the Swan."
  • Aloha from Hawaii! Read about this family's fantastic Hawaiian vacation.
  • "I love the rhythm of the ball bouncing when I dribble." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • Pete goes to work with Dad, a geologist, on the day the volcano erupts. Multiple choice questions.
  • "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.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction piece,"I Love Running" is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
  • 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.
  • "Every morning at 8:30 a.m., my school says the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice questions.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Watch out for Coral Snakes (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Watch out for Coral Snakes (primary/elem)'. 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.
  • "The Caterpillar's Adventure" is a 1 page realistic fiction selection about two girls who are entranced as they watch as a caterpillar crosses the road. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require short written responses.
  • Very short reading comprehensions form a background for practicing the vowel dipthongs "ou" and "ow". 10 pages!
  • “It was Linda's birthday.” Fictional story about a birthday joke; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 14 spelling.
  • Billy Bullfrog lives in Grandpa's pond. Learn more with a fictional, fact-based reading comprehension, featuring a word search, crossword puzzle, and more.
  • “Maria goes to a small school in New Mexico.” Fictional story about a girl with a good idea; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 13 spelling.
  • 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.
  • "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.
  • "Frank ran down to the beach." Realistic fiction followed by multiple choice comprehension questions.
  • Realistic fiction story is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions requiring brief written responses. Add to the lesson by asking students to write "What happens next?"
  • A poetry reading comprehension about a broken window.
  • "I wish for sunny skies." This fictional reading comprehension about wishes comes with open ended questions for students to discuss their own wishes.
  • 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 Halloween-themed reading comprehension about a little girl's first Halloween...and a scary surprise!
  • A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale, with review questions after each paragraph.
  • "Patrick thought the only good thing about Daylight Saving Time was that people got to sleep an hour longer the night it ended." This short fiction is followed by multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions.

  • "My dad, little sister and I saw a big balloon at the picnic." A very short reading comprehension.
  • 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

  • "Dana loves flowers." This realistic fiction story includes a lot of flower facts, including the difference between annuals and perinneals.
  • "Late one evening, Megan was playing baseball in her yard." Fictional story about an encounter with a bat; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 9 spelling.
  • "My family goes to the lake every summer in July." A realistic fiction reading comprehension.

  • "Once upon a __, there lived a tooth fairy named Francie."
  • This short reading comprehension stresses inference skills.
  • Pookie the puppy moves to a new home in this fictional reading comprehension.
  • 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.
  • Bobby Bear's field trip to a farm leads him to an unusual friend. This holiday-themed lesson includes a reading comprehension, a crossword puzzle, and a word search.
  • "Scooter was a very nice dog." A fictional reading comprehension.
  • A one page realistic fictional selection about a young boy who wonders about gravity; this reading comprehension activity is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and four questions that require short written responses. It works alone or with Level 2, unit 10 spelling.
  • Charlie loves Easter! You'll see why- with this reading comprehension, word search, crossword puzzle, and writing activity.
  • "Jim’s Favorite Store" realistic fiction (1 page) followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 short written response questions.
  • Bobby Bear spends the weekend after Thanksgiving Christmas shopping with his grandparents. This Christmas-themed mini-unit features a reading comprehension, crossword puzzle, and more.
  • "We have a new house. It is in a different neighborhood in our city." A realistic reading comprehension for beginning readers.
  • Jeffrey is very excited to start third grade. A realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • Emily and her father run into a dangerous but helpful fish in the lake.
  • 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.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Kate's Birthday (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Kate's Birthday (elementary)'. This one-page reading comprehension follows a standardized testing format. An interesting story and great testing practice!
  • "Our art class is having a contest." A short reading comprehension.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mrs. Bunny takes her children to the mall to buy new clothes. Will they behave? A fun elementary reading comprehension.
  • "Everyone always called it that." Fictional story about a boy overcoming his fear; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 8 spelling.
  • “What are you doing behind my fern, Sophie?” Fictional story about a mermaid; this reading comprehension works alone or with Level 2, unit 6 spelling.
  • "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.
  • "Today is the first day of school." A very short realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • Ashton wins the third grade writing award!
  • Use this 'Book: The Mitten (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The Mitten (primary/elem)'. 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.
  • 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 Multiplication Makes Me Sick! (elem) Fiction is perfect to practice multiplication skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Multiplication Makes Me Sick! (elem) Fiction. Jacob loves school, but he hates multiplication. A realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • Story about a boy who loves to draw, and short essay-style comprehension 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

  • A 1 page realistic fiction piece about unpredictable March weather is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 3 questions that require short written responses.
  • "Jada and Jessie are twins." A realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • "Phil the ground hog had been sleeping in his snug underground burrow since November." A fictional reading comprehension for Groundhog Day.
  • 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.
  • 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 children ran around the park playing hide-and-seek." A realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • 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.
  • Lucky Leprechaun wants to go to the St. Patrick's Day Parade. But first, he has to get his chores done. Will he make it?
  • A one page realistic fiction selection is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions that require brief written responses.

  • 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.