Fifth Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

Help your ten- or eleven-year-old student comprehend more complex works with these fifth grade comprehension worksheets, which cover concepts like similes, character development, and point of view. Not only will kids learn about writing devices and how to interpret them, but they'll also enjoy reading about historical figures, zombies, and more.
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All About Ghosts All About Ghosts Get ready for a ghostly reading activity! Here's a Halloween sheet that will teach your child all about ghosts and the history behind these spooks.
All About Mark Twain All About Mark Twain History buffs and fiction lovers alike will enjoy learning about legendary writer Mark Twain with this Wild West worksheet!
All About Mummies All About Mummies Unwrap the history behind a spooky Halloween favorite: mummies!
Sort Out the Scientific Method #3 Sort Out the Scientific Method #3 Hypothesis, observation, data...with so many terms, learning the scientific method can be tricky.
Reading: The Wind in the Willows Reading: The Wind in the Willows Embark on an adventure through the woods with the Mole, in this excerpt from Kenneth Grahame's charming book, The Wind in the Willows.
Parts of the Brain Parts of the Brain Why do zombies love brains? Find out with this collection of fun facts and a colorful diagram of the brain.
Slam Book Slam Book Is your child having trouble figuring out his summer reading?
Disaster Preparedness Disaster Preparedness If the zombie outbreak happens, will you be prepared?
Marco Polo Marco Polo Your child will love learning all about the exploits of the famous European explorer Marco Polo with this attractively illustrated worksheet.
Find the Main Idea: The Moon Find the Main Idea: The Moon What's the big idea? Find out with this reading comprehension worksheet about the moon.
Fictional Character Development Fictional Character Development If your child needs help understanding big ideas and concepts, have her tackle this helpful reading comprehension worksheet.
Mikki and the Jacket Mikki and the Jacket By writing his own story in this worksheet, your child can learn to "fill in the blanks" of reading comprehension.
Black Beauty Reading Comprehension Black Beauty Reading Comprehension Liberty is precious to humans and to horses.
Scrambled Similes Scrambled Similes This worksheet will help your child understand what similes are, and she'll even get to use her imagination to write some of her own!
Leif Ericson Leif Ericson Young historians will love learning facts about the famous Viking explorer Leif Ericson while practicing their reading comprehension and writing skills.
Sort Out the Scientific Method #1 Sort Out the Scientific Method #1 Dr. McSquare needs help sorting out his lab reports.
Help your ten- or eleven-year-old student comprehend more complex works with these fifth grade comprehension worksheets, which cover concepts like similes, character development, and point of view. Not only will kids learn about writing devices and how to interpret them, but they'll also enjoy reading about historical figures, zombies, and more.