Fifth Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Free Printable Worksheets for Reading Comprehension

Use these free, printable worksheets to practice and improve reading comprehension. Each passage is followed by four questions.  Questions for grade 5 students focus on prediction, inference and character traits.

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Reading Worksheets:

I Will Think of It       Non-fiction, 435 words

Bruce and the Spider       Fiction, 380 words

A Ship in a Storm      Non-fiction, 530 words

Susie and Rover         Fiction, 580 words

The Story of Regulus      Fiction, 660 words

Humming Birds          Non-fiction,  300 words

Horatius at the Bridge     Fiction, 720 words

Harry and Annie     Fiction, 330 words

The Fairy Tree    Fiction, 800 words

Sennin the Hermit     Fiction, 560 words

The Bonfire in the Sea   Fiction, 740 words

Queen Hulida and the Flax,   Fiction,  640 words

Little Red Riding Hood,   Fiction, 590 words

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