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Reading Comprehension Informational Printable Worksheets for Grades K, 1 and 2

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  • A two page biography of the first Prime Minister of Australia, Edmund Barton. Includes multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • A two page biography of Australia's sometimes controversial federation founder and first Prime Minister, Sir Edmund Barton. Includes multiple choice questions, short answer questions and an essay prompt.
  • A two page reading comprehension on the traditions and symbols of royal weddings of the United Kingdom,with details on which were accepted or rejected for Prince William and Catherine Middleton's wedding in 2011. Includes short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring endangered fishes, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates of Australia, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of completion and multiple choice questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • This Biography: Albert Einstein Physicist (middle) clipart is great to illustrate your teaching materials. As an abcteach member you have unlimited access to our 22,000+ clipart illustrations and can use them for commercial use. This Biography: Albert Einstein Physicist (middle) clipart is provided in jpeg format.
  • A two page reading comprehension text on the British Monarchy with sets of completion and short answer questions and a word search puzzle of related vocabulary.
  • A two page reading comp on the history of Westminster Abbey with mulitple 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 two page biography of the Italian Astronomer, Galileo, with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • 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 three page biography of Polish scientist, Nicolaus Copernicus, who is credited with revolutionizing the subject of astronomy. Includes pages of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • This Biography: Euclid, Father of Geometry is perfect to practice geometry skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Biography: Euclid, Father of Geometry. A two page biography of Greek Mathematician, Euclid, known as the Father of Geometry. Includes a page each of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • 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, a word search puzzle of related vocabulary, and a research writing prompt.
  • A two page text on the cultural and historical site, the Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, with photos, a page each of multiple choice and short answer questions, a writing prompt and an answer sheet.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World Landmark - Niagara Falls (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World Landmark - Niagara Falls (upper elem/middle)'. A two page text on the natural landmark Niagara Falls, with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • 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 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 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 reading comprehension text on the topic of the cost of World War I. Includes sets 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 text on the history of the causes of WWI with multiple choice and short answer questions and 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 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: 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: Brett Favre Football Quarterback (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Biography: Brett Favre Football Quarterback (upper elem/middle)'. A two page biography of Brett Favre, United States football great. Unit includes multiple choice and short answer question sets.
  • 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: World War II - Consequences (middle/high school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World War II - Consequences (middle/high school)'. 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, plus a writing prompt.
  • An explanation of Hawking Radiation, plus an experiment creating an event horizon, a report form, a vocabulary exercise and glossary make up this lesson.
  • A one page discussion of ways to keep hearts healthy, with multiple choice and short answer question sets, plus a crossword puzzle, a word search and a writing prompt.
  • Jacob and his twin sister learn about the importance of family health history. Includes a set of short response and a set of multiple choice questions, plus a writing prompt that will help student make a plan for heart health in their family.
  • A two page overview of the theories of Stephen Hawking and there acceptance in modern science. Multiple choice and short answer sets are included, along with a writing prompt.
  • An introduction and Part 1, Deciding to Run for Office, of a Social Studies series on the five steps to seeking public office. Includes a teacher's note for use of this series as part of a hands on mock campaign.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World Capital - London (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World Capital - London (upper elem/middle)'. A two page text of an overview of modern London and its history, plus a spotlight of the city's unique transportation system and additional facts. Includes a set of multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A one page guide to riding bicycles safely, with multiple choice and short answer question sets.
  • 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)