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

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  • A reading comprehension describes some of the opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympics in Rio; this has follow-up multiple-choice questions about the reading afterwards.

  • This short fiction story is about how Jimmy, a fifth grader, is cyberbullies and what happens. Comprehension questions ask students to think about the story and the topic. A good discussion starter!

  • This set of writing prompts poses 3 seperate scenarios about cyberbullying, asking students to consider their feelings and reactions to each situation.

  • This poster describes 4 steps to follow to stop cyberbullying. Includes both color and B&W

  • Read the story about Samantha and answer the questions that follow. This story is about online bullying and the effects they have on everyone. What would you do?

  • Updated: Factual reading comprehension briefly explains the system of leap year. Includes a word search with vocabulary from the story.

  • Updated: This easy to read narrative describes some Valentine's Day traditions. Includes reading, comprehension questions and draw a picture with short answer. Great for Valentine's Day!

  • This is a three page comprehension template addressing the common core reading standards for second grade informational text; Key ideas and Details. The emphasis is on key details and questioning. Students are to ask who, what, where, when why and how questions. Students are also asked to link important steps, events or ideas from the text and to compare/contrast them. Common Core: ELA: RI.2.1-3

  • Reading comprehension for the Hindu holiday Diwali, Festival of Lights. Suited for elementary. Compare and Contrast chart included. Common Core: ELA RI.39, ELA RI2.9

  • Use this 'Comprehension: World Capital - London (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World Capital - London (elem)'. A two page text of an overview of modern London and its history, plus a spotlight of the city's unique transportation system. Includes a set of multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • One page numbered text explains how a tornado forms, part of abcteach's primary investigative series, "How, What, Why?" Includes three questions and both a primary and an elementary level spelling list.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: Heart Health (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: Heart Health (elem)'. A one page discussion of ways to keep hearts healthy, with multiple choice and short answer questions, plus a crossword puzzle and a word search.
  • Use this 'Biography: Stephen Hawking (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Biography: Stephen Hawking (elem/upper elem)'. A two page biography of internationally respected physicist and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, with multiple choice and short answer question sets.
  • Use this 'Color and Read: World Landmark - Big Ben (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Read: World Landmark - Big Ben (primary/elem)'. An easy one page article about this historic landmark includes an illustration for coloring and is followed by 3 questions that require brief written responses.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World War II - Consequences (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War II - Consequences (elem/upper elem)'. A three page text describing the world wide political, social, economic, and technological changes resulting from World War II. This final unit in a three part series on the history of WWII, includes a set of multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions.
  • Use this 'Biography: LeBron James (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Biography: LeBron James (elem)'. A two page biography of U.S. Olympic and NBA athlete LeBron James. Includes a set of multiple choice and a set of short answer questions.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World War II-Costs (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War II-Costs (elem/upper elem)'. Two pages of text explaining the costs of World War II. Part of abcteach's series of the history of World War II. Unit includes a set of multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: Southern Ocean (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: Southern Ocean (elem)'. A two page reading comprehension regarding the formation of the Southern Ocean, part of abcteach's series on world oceans. Unit includes a set of short answer and a set of multiple choice questions, plus a spelling list, crossword puzzle, word search and word unscramble.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World War II; The Countries Involved (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War II; The Countries Involved (elem/upper elem)'. A two page reading text on the how the countries participating in WWII became involved. Includes a set of multiple choice and a set of short answer questions.
  • A one page biography of U. S. soccer player Mia Hamm, with multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A one page biography of U.S. women's soccer player, Mia Hamm with multiple choice and short answer questions, plus a writing prompt.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World War I Ending & Consequences (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War I Ending & Consequences (elem/upper elem)'. A two page reading text on the conclusion of World War I, the final unit in a four part series on the history of the war. Includes pages of multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A two page text describing the causes of WWI with multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A one page explanation of where we find science and an introduction to the abcteach series that looks at where we find science through sets of experiments. Includes vocabulary list and comprehension questions.
  • A two page reading comprehension on the historic event that is the origin of the British holiday, Guy Fawkes Day and Bonfire Night. Includes: short answer and multiple choice questions, a writing prompt, vocabulary list of related words, plus three abctool activities with vocabulary words.
  • A two page reading comprehension text on the topic of the cost of World War I. Includes multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A two page reading comprehension text covering the events of September 11, 2001 and the U. S. response, with multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A two page text on how the countries participating in World War I became involved. Includes a page of multiple choice and a page of short answer questions.
  • A one paragraph easy reading text on the topic of riding the bus with 5 questions and a school bus to color.
  • An easy fiction paragraph on a student's school, which includes on the same page a school house to color and five questions.
  • A one paragraph easy reading comprehension about Friday night football. On the same page, three multipe choice questions are included with a football to color.
  • A two page explanation of the scientific method with multiple choice and short answer questions. abcteach The Scientific Method Vocabulary Set may be used with this reading comprehension.
  • A set of vocabulary building tools and activities of words related to the Scientific Method. Includes word list, spelling practice or definition worksheet, word search in the shape of a microscope and a word unscramble.
  • A two page account of the heroic ride of Sybil Ludington during the Revolutionary War, with multiple choice questions, short answer questions, and an illustration for coloring. Also, see abcteach's Sybil Ludington vocabulary activity set.
  • A set of three activities created with abctools from vocabulary related to the reading comprehension text, Sybil Ludington. Includes word search, crossword puzzle and word unscramble activity.
  • A two page description of the study of Physical Science with multiple choice and short answer and a writing prompt.
  • A three page text on the cultural and historical site, the Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, with four photos, a page of multiple choice and a page of short answer questions and an answer sheet.
  • A two page biography of German Astronomer, Johannes Kepler, with a page of multiple choice questions and a page of short answer questions.
  • A one page reading comprehension on the history and nutritional value of the potato, with completion questions, critical thinking exercises and a word search puzzle of related vocabulary.
  • A two page biography of the Father of Geometry, Greek Mathematician, Euclid. Includes a page of multiple choice and short answer questions and answer key.