To improve reading comprehension, first graders must have a strong foundation of reading skills. This includes being able to recognize the parts of a sentence, having phonological awareness, the ability to apply word analysis skills, and the ability to read with some measure of fluency and accuracy. This is practiced in our worksheet reading comprehension. Below are our reading comprehension worksheets grouped by grade, which include passages and related questions. Click on the image to view the printable activities in each image, or to read the details of each worksheet. They are free for use in the home or in the classroom. Be sure to check out our spelling words activities too!
Children must comprehend what they read in order to transform the reading experience into a meaningful experience. When students like reading and understand what they read, they become active readers, which is one of the most important goals in childhood. Being an active reader is being involved with the text and its information. Without good reading comprehension abilities, children become stuck and lose interest in reading. If a youngster cannot grasp what he is reading, he must practice and employ reading comprehension activities to improve. They will gradually learn to understand what they read. More printable worksheets are posted below.
Every worksheet consists of a picture and a description. The goal is to draw every instruction given on the right part of the worksheet. Every worksheet has description sentences and a good idea for teachers is to give 1 point for every correct instruction. This is reading comprehension, and it is an essential skill for success in school and in the real world.
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. They must be able to get the meaning of the text!