Third 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 - Levelled

These grade 3 reading comprehension worksheets are taken from a series of levelled 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
The Sun and the Stars
N
Level N workbook
Miss Mitchell's Comet
N
Level N workbook
The History of Chocolate
O
Level O workbook
Famous Amos Cookies
O
Level O workbook
Musical Instruments to Play P
Level P workbook
A Response to 9-1-1
P
Level P workbook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Reading Worksheets

Each historical passage or fable is followed by four questions.  Questions for grade 3 students include both questions are focused on recalling information directly from the text as well as putting parts together and conceptes such as prediction, inference and character traits..

The Story of a Wse Woman     Non-fiction, 420 words

The Bee,    Fiction, 200 words

The Shoemaker and the Elves,   Fiction, 300 words

The Swift Runner,   Fiction, 410 words

Anne and Frank,   Fiction, 180 words

Fortune and the Beggar.   Fiction, 450 words

The Blind Men and the Elephant,   Fiction,  420 words

The Eagle and the FoxFiction, 440 words

Ned and Rover and Jack,   Fiction, 425 words

The Whistle    Fiction, 550 words

Saving the Birds    Fiction, 600 words

Recommended Workbooks

Browse our bookstore where we sell downloadable workbooks recommended for home study. 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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