Grade 2 Children's Stories & Reading Worksheets

Stories and Comprehension Exercises

Each children's story or poem is followed by comprehension questions.  Most passages are 100-200 words long. Questions ask the students to recall what they have read.

2nd grade reading comprehension worksheet
2nd grade reading comprehension worksheet

Alien Money  Fiction, 260 words

Cardboard Town  Fiction, 287 words

Playing Catch    Fiction, 154 words

Going to the Movies     Fiction, 150 words

Dave and Grant Love Kayaking     Fiction, 155 words

Changes   Non-fiction, 181 words

The Clean Park     Fiction, 200 words

Don't Give Up     Poem, 94 words

The Camping Trip     Fiction, 195 words

Fire Alarm   Non-fiction, 203 words

Giving  Fiction, 314 words

Guitar or Ballet?     Fiction, 200 words

Going to the Library     Non-fiction, 190 words

How to Draw a Shark  Non-fiction, 245 words

Pen Pals  Fiction, 297 words

Playground   Fiction, 164 words

Sharks   Non-fiction, 149 words

Springtime Tadpoles     Fiction, 190 words

Grandpa's Cooking     Fiction,  170 words

Race cars   Fiction, 215 words

The Washing Machine Box     Fiction, 170 words

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