Comprehension exercises for fifth grade
These worksheets provide practice in comprehension skills such as comparing and contrasting, identifying the main ideas of a text and their supporting details, relating cause and effect, making inferences and predictions and distinguishing between fact and opinion. We also take a closer look at context clues and figurative language.
Compare and contrast: compare details from short texts
Main ideas, details & summary: identify the main ideas of paragraphs and entire texts
Sequencing: place events in order based upon a text
Story elements: character analysis, plots and author's purpose
Conclusions & inferences: make inferences as you read
Context clues: use context clues to understand new words
Cause and effect worksheets: cause and effect practice
Fact vs opinion: are Uncle Ben's statements facts or opinions?
Prediction worksheets: read actively & predict what comes next
Figurative language: using similes and metaphors
Personification worksheets: making descriptions more vivid