Use our free, printable reading comprehension passage exercises to improve your student's reading skills! Recognizing letters and words is an important first step in learning to read. However, it is only a first step; it is vital that students comprehend, or understand, what they are reading.
Strategies in this collection of units combine to help create skilled readers who can establish a thoughtful relationship with texts. Each unit offers a variety of options for students to apply the strategies, including reading comprehension booklets, graphic organizers, and opportunities for creative expression.
Reading Comprehension Exercises. A growing collection of English reading comprehension exercises. Test your understanding by reading through short passages of text and then answering a number of multiple-choice and cloze / gap fill questions. Select from the subjects below, or browse by level: beginner, intermediate or advanced.
Technical Reading Comprehension Worksheets In these reading comprehension worksheets, students are asked questions about the meaning, significance, intention, structure, inference, and vocabulary used in each passage. Each passage reads like an encyclopedic or technical journal article.
1st Grade Reading Comprehension. A set of passages for students at a first grade reading level. 2nd Grade Reading Comprehension. A set of articles and stories for students at a second grade reading level. 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension. Text for students who are reading at a third grade reading level. 4th Grade Reading Comprehension
Comprehension: Intermediate Level Exercises. Browse our reading comprehension exercises by level. Select from the exercises below.
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of research-based reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. Our reading resources assist parents, teachers, and other educators in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.