Reading Comprehension Teacher Resources
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Reading Comprehension 2
You scream, I scream! Young learners read this passage about ice cream flavors, then answer 13 questions about details from the reading. The questions address details from the text, vocabulary, and parts of speech. Use this activity to assess your class's reading comprehension skills - and prepare to debate about their favorite ice cream flavors!
9th - 12th Language Arts 42 Views 417 Downloads
Reading Comprehension - Short Stories: "Wanga"
Who says reading comprehension exercises can't be fun? Your readers will be engaged with the short story about witch doctor spells that provides the text and the included answer sheet dispells any mystery as to the correct answer. The learning exercise would make a great mini-lesson or take-home practice.
6th - 9th All 78 Views 410 Downloads
Reading Comprehension: "Wild"
Develop reading skills in your middle school classroom with this short reading passage. Consider assigning your class a reading strategy to practice as they read the selection. Ten reading comprehension and vocabulary-in-context questions follow, and a detailed answer sheet is also provided.
7th - 9th All 45 Views 234 Downloads
Dinosaur Reading Comprehension
What is more interesting than a dinosaur; three dinosaurs! Second graders hone their reading comprehension skills by learning about the T-Rex, Pachycephalosaurus, and diplodocus. They read three short paragraphs and answer three comprehension questions for each.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 59 Views 188 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension
Wow, a resource that includes over 50 graphic organizers designed for reading comprehension! From story maps and plot elements to character traits and compare and contrast activities, this resource is sure to have the graphic organizer you're looking for on your next literary adventure!
4th - 10th Language Arts 424 Views 321 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan for Scaffolding Complex Texts
Enhance a class read-aloud of the children's story Hi! Fly Guy with this reading comprehension instructional activity. Children first listen as the teacher reads the story, stopping along the way to discuss any unfamiliar vocabulary.
7 mins Pre-K - 2nd Language Arts 20 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Who, What, Where, When, Why, And...How is This Strategy Used?
Observe and demonstrate a variety of reading comprehension strategies with a focus on asking who, what, where, when, why, and how. Primary learners will discuss how to create a story map, read a magazine article, a short story, and complete a story map for the short story The Bremen Town Musicians.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 49 Views 385 Downloads
Connect the Dots
How do you create a butterfly garden? Focus on reading comprehension with this packet. Young readers use the step-by-step instructions to answer five multiple-choice questions that follow. Vocabulary, comprehension, and the main idea are all covered with the questions.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 7 Views 432 Downloads
New Review Student Workbook: Reading Comprehension
Teach your class five reading strategies to help them with reading informational texts and literary texts. This packet, designed to help learners prepare for the CAHSEE, provides specific strategies that could be used to help prepare for the test, and to help build reading skills.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Reading Comprehension: History of the Periodic Table
Although the article that launches this lesson is about the history of the Periodic Table, the objective is reading comprehension. Using the eight-page informational text, learners answer five comprehension questions and craft one essay. They utilize text features such as headings and graphics to more efficiently move through the questions, and mark the text as they read to note important facts.
7th - 9th Language Arts 113 Views 1084 Downloads
Reading Comprehension Quiz: Gregor Mendel
Do your class members need to practice their reading comprehension skills? In order to be successful on a comprehension quiz about the legacy of Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics, readers will have to practice close reading. They will also have to access the provided links to find necessary background information.
12th Language Arts 11 Views 33 Downloads