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

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

  • Updated: This reading comprehension activity includes informational text about the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration. It includes a pre-writing activity as well as multiple choice, short answer and essay questions.

  • Updated: Christmas is getting close, and one of the girls in this reading comprehension hasn't gotten any of her gifts ready yet. This short reading comprehension is a good seasonal discussion starter. Includes multiple choice, short answer, and pre- and post-reading activities.

  • This American Civil War packet includes three reading comprehension selections that total 5+ pages in length. The selections are: The Lead-Up to the Civil War; The Civil War; and Civil War Reconstruction.  Each selection is followed with  a set of multiple choice questions; a set of questions that require  brief written responses, and a writing activity.  Answer keys are included. (18 pages)

  • Reading comprehension about the sport of tennis.

    Common Core: Informational Text: Key Ideas and Details RI5.3/RI6.3; Craft and Structure: RI5.5/RI6.5

  • A one page guide to riding bicycles safely, with multiple choice and short answer question sets.
  • 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.
  • A three page biography of internationally respected physicist and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, with multiple choice and short answer question sets, as well as, a writing prompt.
  • 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: World War II-Costs (middle/high school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War II-Costs (middle/high school)'. Two pages of text explains the cost of World War II, part of the abcteach history series on World War II. Unit includes a set of multiple choice questions and a set of short answer questions, as well as a writing prompt.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: Southern Ocean (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: Southern Ocean (upper elem/middle)'. A two page reading comprehension text 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,and a writing prompt, crossword puzzle and word unscramble.
  • Use this 'Biography: Archimedes of Syracuse (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Biography: Archimedes of Syracuse (elem/upper elem)'. A two page biography of the Greek mathematician and scientist, Archimedes. Includes multiple choice and short answer question sets.
  • 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.
  • A three page reading texts on the ending of WWI with information on the worldwide consequences and treaties that resulted from the Ally victory. Includes pages of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt
  • A two page reading comprehension on the historic event that is the origin of the British holiday, Guy Fawkes Day, aka 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 two page text on how the participating countries in WWI became involved in the war. Includes a page of multiple choice and a page of short answer questions, as well as a writing prompt.
  • 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 two page explanation of the scientific method with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt. abcteach The Scientific Method Vocabulary Set 2 may be useful 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 set of vocabulary building tools and activities for words related to the Scientific Method. Includes word list, spelling practice or definition worksheet, word search in the shape of a telescope and a crossword puzzle.
  • 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.
  • 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 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, plus a writing prompt.
  • 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 one page reading comprehension on the history and nutritional value of the potato, with completion questions, critical thinking exercises, a word search puzzle of related vocabulary, and a research writing prompt.
  • 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.
  • A three page biography of the Polish scientist, Nicolaus Copernicus, who revolutionized the study of astronomy. Includes a page each of multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A two page biography of the Italian Astronomer, Galileo, with multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring four endangered mammals of Australia, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered animals of North America (4 reptiles & 1 amphibian), plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered fish of North America, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered invertebrates of North America, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.