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Grade 5 Children's Stories & Reading Worksheets

Stories and Comprehension Worksheets

Each children's story is followed by reading comprehension questions.  Most questions are 'open ended' and focus on comprehension skills such as making inferences, drawing conclusions and understanding cause and effect.  The passages vary in difficulty with some passages having more challenging vocabulary.

Grade 5 reading comprehension worksheet
Grade 5 reading comprehension worksheet

After the Flood   Fiction, 700 words

Alex and Amanda’s First Concert    Fiction, 800 words

The Astronomy Project    Fiction, 600 words

Best Friend Blues Fiction 560 words

"Bring your Pet Day" Disaster  Fiction, 510 words

Curious about Careers: Engineering Non-fiction, 440 words

Curious about Careers: Teacher Non-fiction 540 words

Dinner Disaster Fiction, 860 words

Fairy Followers Fiction 790 words

Fossil Mystery  Fiction, 535 words

The Goose Voyage  Fiction, 650 words

Henry Ford Non-fiction, 390 words

Horses  Non-fiction, 405 words

How to Care for a Pet Fish  Non-fiction, 605 words

How to Make Animations  Non-fiction, 520 words

Jump Around  Fiction, 500 words

Mystery of the Broken Pie  Fiction, 840 words

Space Based Astronomy   Non-fiction, 360 words

The Best Vacation Ever   Fiction, 560 words

Finders Keepers   Fiction,   730 words

What Police and Detectives Do   Non-fiction,   720 words

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