Free reading comprehension worksheets
Our reading comprehension worksheets help kids improve comprehension skills. Below you will find links to over 200 children's stories as well as reading worksheets focused on specific reading skills.
Short stories, passages or poems followed by reading comprehension exercises. For early grades, most exercises focus on recalling information directly from the text.
Stories leveled from A-Z with respect to reading difficulty. A sampling from our series of leveled stories workbooks.
Fables and historic passages followed by comprehension exercises.
Identify how story elements (characters, plot details, etc) are alike or different.
Main idea and supporting details
Identify the main idea and supporting details of short texts.
Place events in their natural sequence based on a text.
Analyze characters, settings, plots and author's purpose.
Draw conclusions and make inferences from short texts.
Use context clues to guess the meaning of new words
Study cause and effect relationships described in a text.
Identify statements as being fact (real) or fiction (make-believe).
Distinguish between fact and opinion in selected texts.
Make predictions based on what you have read.
Identify metaphors and similes in short stories.