Reading Comprehension Lessons and Worksheets


ReadWorks - Free site with over 1,400 K-8 non-fiction and literary reading passages, each with a research-based question set to support student comprehension. Printable worksheets and lessons.

Comprehension Units
These research-based units facilitate close reading, precise questioning based on evidence in the text, and focused discussion to enable comprehension of the entire text. Read-aloud and paired text lessons embody the most effective research-proven instructional practices to support student comprehension. Units are based on superb, carefully selected leveled books, with authentic paired passages.

Novel Study Units
These units afford students the opportunity to engage with and read higher level texts. Multiple comprehension concepts are taught in a single unit, and all units include a pacing guide, five to seven lessons, student packet, and unit assessment.

Skills and Strategies Unit
Cause and Effect, Character, Classify and Categorize, Compare and Contrast, Drawing Conclusions, Explicit Information, Fact and Opinion, Figurative Language, Genre, Main Idea, Plot, Point of View, Predicting, Pronoun Reference, Sequence, Setting, Theme, Vocabulary in Context,  and Voice.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K,1,2,3,4,5 & CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K,1,2,3,4,5  & CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K,1,2,3,4,5 covering most English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature & Informational Text» Introduction for K-5.