Second Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Grade 2 reading comprehension

Use these free, printable worksheets to practice and improve reading comprehension, vocabulary and writing.  Each worksheet includes a short fiction or non-fiction passage followed by some questions.  These worksheets are at a 2nd grade level. 1st grade reading comprehension worksheet

Reading worksheets - leveled stories

These grade 2 leveled stories and reading comprehension exercises are taken from a series of leveled reading workbooks ranging in difficulty from A to Z, and correlated to grade levels.  Each successive level provides a greater reading challenge.

Children's stories & reading worksheets for grade 2

Over 20 free children's stories followed by comprehension questions.  Most passages are 150-200 words long.  Questions principally ask the students to recall what they have read.  Space is provided for written answers, or the child may just verbalize an answer to his parent or tutor.

Fables for grade 2 students

Each historical passage or fable is followed by 4 questions.  The language level in these grade 2 fables worksheets is aimed at beginning readers.  Questions are focused on recalling information directly from the text.

Reading comprehension exercises for grade 2

These grade 2 reading comprehension exercises focus on specific comprehension topics such as the "main idea versus details" of a text, sequencing, story elements (characters, setting, plot), fact vs fiction, fact and opinion, drawing conclusions (inferences) and making predictions. 


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

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