Middle School Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

From history and bulleted lists to fables and poetry, these comprehension worksheets present information in a variety of ways so you can develop your kid's reading skills strategically. Our middle school comprehension worksheets help your child work on paraphrasing, identifying themes, summarizing, and more.
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The Mark Twain House The Mark Twain House This worksheet features a spot from the National Register of Historic Places, the boyhood home of Mark Twain.
Trail of Tears Trail of Tears Get educated about the treatment of Native Americans during the creation of the United States.
The Voyage of Magellan The Voyage of Magellan In the early 1500s, Ferdinand Magellan set off to sail around the world.
A Bird Came Down the Walk A Bird Came Down the Walk Introduce your high schooler to Emily Dickinson, with this illustrated poetry page featuring "A Bird Came Down the Walk".
Panchatantra: 'The Broken Pot' Panchatantra: "The Broken Pot" Help your young reader learn to identify themes with the Panchatantra story "The Broken Pot" a classic fable from India that has a moral lesson.
Panchatantra: 'The Gold-Giving Snake' Panchatantra: "The Gold-Giving Snake" What if you met a snake who could make you rich?
Panchatantra: 'The Foolish Friend' Panchatantra: "The Foolish Friend" What happens when you have a foolish friend?
Panchatantra: 'The Fish that were too Clever' Panchatantra: "The Fish that were too Clever" Help your kid learn about theme with a reading comprehension page that features a story from Panchatantra, a collection of classic animal fables from India.
A Dream A Dream Get transported to the dark and eerie world of Edgar Allen Poe with this illustrated poem, "A Dream".
Discover a few timeless Indian fables with this set of reading comprehension and critical thinking worksheets perfect for fifth graders.
Panchatantra: Indian Animal Fables Discover a few timeless Indian fables with this set of reading comprehension and critical thinking worksheets perfect for fifth graders.
Practice paraphrasing, or putting another person's writing in your own words, with these cool paraphrasing worksheets. Kids read and paraphrase fun passages on science, history and more.
Paraphrasing Practice Practice paraphrasing, or putting another person's writing in your own words, with these cool paraphrasing worksheets.
The Supreme Court The Supreme Court Every state has lots of court houses and hundreds of judges, but our country has set one court above all the rest -- the Supreme Court.
History of Easter History of Easter Ever wonder why we hunt for Easter eggs? Discover how this spring holiday was started with this interesting look at the history of Easter.
History of Valentine's Day History of Valentine's Day Ever wonder how Valentine's Day came to be?
From history and bulleted lists to fables and poetry, these comprehension worksheets present information in a variety of ways so you can develop your kid's reading skills strategically. Our middle school comprehension worksheets help your child work on paraphrasing, identifying themes, summarizing, and more.