First Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Free Printable Worksheets for Reading Comprehension

Use these free, printable worksheets to practice and improve reading comprehension, vocabulary and writing.

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Reading Worksheets - Leveled

These grade 1 reading comprehension worksheets are taken from a series of leveled reading workbooks ranging in difficulty from A to Z, according to the Fountas and Pinnell grading system.  The full workbooks are available for download from our bookstore from only $2.49 / book.

Free Worksheet Reading Level In store
A Level A workbook
The Weather B Level B workbook
Grandma's Puppy
C Level C workbook
The Parade
D Level D workbook
I have Been Thinking ....
E Level E workbook
The Day I Tried To Cook
F Level F workbook
The Blackbird and the Cherry Tree 
G Level G workbook
A Restaurant
H Level H workbook
The Three Billy Goats Gruff 
I Level I workbook

More Reading Worksheets

Each fiction passage or poem is followed by four questions.  Questions for grade 1 students are focused on recalling information directly from the text.  Answers can be given in the space provided or verbally to a parent / tutor.  These worksheets are pdf files and can be printed.

A Visit to the Water Park     Fiction, 117 words

The New Bicycle     Fiction, 67 words

At the Zoo     Poem, 64 words

A Puzzle a Day     Fiction, 103 words

The Thunderstorm     Fiction, 76 words

Mule Thoughts     Poem, 40 words

Making Cookies     Fiction, 100 words

Summer Nights     Fiction, 120 words

The Puppy and the Kitten     Fiction,  81 words

The Boat Parade     Fiction, 85 words

Peanuts and Popcorn    Fiction, 101 words

Homework or Video Games    Fiction, 88 words

Historical Reading Worksheets

Each historical passage has themes and language appropriate for beggining readers.  Every text is followed by four questions asking the students to recall information that they have just read. 

The Sun has Set     Fiction, 110 words

My Little Kitty     Fiction, 145 words

Time for Everything    Poem, 75 words

Seven Little Mice    Poem, 60 words

One of Aesop's Fables    Fiction, 140 words

Susy Brown    Fiction, 100 words

O John!    Fiction, 60 words

Here Comes the Band    Fiction, 90 words

Here, Ponto    Fiction, 80 words

The Bee    Fiction, 90 words

Ned and the Apples    Fiction 65 words

Snowman   Fiction 70 words

Recommended Workbooks

Browse our bookstore where we sell downloadable workbooks. The workbooks contain both instruction and exercises, with answer keys, and are organized into short topical sections. Ideal for independent or parent led-studying, in our opinion.

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