Fourth Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Grade 4 Reading Comprehension

Use these free, printable worksheets to practice and improve reading comprehension, vocabulary and writing at a grade 4 level.

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Reading Worksheets - Leveled

These grade 4 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
Tara's Terrarium Q
Level Q workbook
Conflict Resolution Q
Level Q workbook
Cinco de Mayo R
Level R workbook
The Life Cycle of Butterflies and Beetles
Level R workbook
About Soils S
Level S workbook
Facts & Opinions: Men of Destiny
Level S workbook

More Reading Worksheets

Each 4th grade reading passage is followed by 6 questions which the student is encouraged to answer by writing full sentences in the space provided.  The questions are a mix of 'open ended" and "close ended" questions.

Grade 4 reading comprehension worksheet

An Honestly Fun Camp      Fiction, 430 words

Ballet   Non-fiction, 470 words

Clara Barton   Non-fiction, 507 words

Curious about Careers: Firefighters   Non-fiction, 630 words

Why does the Ocean have Waves?   Non-fiction,  300 words

Emma's Favorite Restaurant    Fiction, 520 words

First Day   Fiction, 490 words

How to Find the Theme of a Text   Non-fiction, 360 words

How to Skateboard   Non-fiction, 590 words

Left Out   Fiction, 500 words

Liza's First Spelling Bee   Fiction, 800 words

Open for Business   Fiction, 540 words

Oranges Everywhere   Fiction, 440 words

Pool fit for a Hedgehog   Fiction, 380 words

Rocks   Non-fiction, 404 words

Survival in the Wild   Non-fiction, 365 words

Mouse Madness  Fiction, 510 words

Treasure Hunt   Fiction, 593 words

What is a Spacewalk?   Non-fiction, 790 words

Luke, Jay and Zach's Winning GameFiction, 725 words

The Singing Plants   Fiction, 480 words

Historical Reading Worksheets

Each historical passage or fable is followed by four questions.  These questions for grade 4 students involve recalling information directly from the text as well as concepts such as prediction, inference and character traits.

Fishhawks     Non-fiction, 220 words

The Wolf       Fiction, 220 words

George Washington and his Hatchet     Non-fiction, 200 words

Ray and his Kite       Fiction, 640 words

Grace Darling        Fiction, 575 words

How Franklin Found out about Things    Fiction, 725 words

Damon and Pythias    Fiction, 540 words

Androclus and the Lion      Fiction, 670 words

The Merchant's Caravan    Fiction, 790 words

The Fox and the Little Red Hen,    Fiction, 400 words

Recommended Workbooks

Browse our bookstore where we sell reading and math workbooks. The workbooks contain both instruction and exercises (with answer keys) and can be immediately downloaded and printed.  Ideal for independent or parent led-studying.

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