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.

Reading worksheets - leveled stories

Grade 4 reading comprehension worksheet

These grade 4 leveled stories and reading comprehension worksheets are taken from a series of leveled reading workbooks ranging in difficulty from A to Z and correlated to grade levels.  The complexity of the texts and exercises increase with each successive level.

Children's stories and reading worksheets

Over twenty free grade 4 children's stories and comprehension worksheets.  Each 4th grade reading passage is followed by 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.

Historical reading worksheets & fables

Each historical passage or fable is followed by several 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.

Reading comprehension exercises for grade 4

These fourth grade reading comprehension exercises focus on specific comprehension topics.  Worksheets cover topics such as the main idea and supporting details of a text; sequencing of events; author's purpose, making inferences, understanding words through context clues, cause and effect and distinguishing fact from opinion. 


We also have some short plays and drama exercises  which can be fun way of building comprehension skills.

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