Comprehension exercises for first grade
These worksheets introduce basic comprehension concepts and skills such as comparing and contrasting, recognizing main ideas, cause and effect, prediction and fact vs fiction. Some students will need help in reading the texts and exercises. Completing these comprehension exercises (with or without assistance) will help improve literacy skills.
Compare and contrast worksheets: recognize when things are "alike" or "different"
Main ideas: what is the picture or story mostly about?
Sequencing: put the events in order
Story elements: introducing character, setting, plot and endings
Drawing conclusions: practice "figuring things out yourself"
Cause and effect worksheets: linking cause and effect
Fact vs fiction: recognizing the difference between reality and fantasy
Prediction worksheets: guessing what will come next