Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

Building reading comprehension skills helps your child summarize, answer questions, and draw conclusions about the material he reads. Our third grade reading comprehension worksheets will help guide your child to better understanding with structured reading exercises, mini-report bookmarks, story maps and more.
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Reading for Comprehension: Jason and the Game Show Reading for Comprehension: Jason and the Game Show Get your third grader in the habit of reading closely with this multi-page story featuring questions on the main character, sequencing, and recalling details.
Make Nonsense Make Nonsense Let's make some nonsense! Using "Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll, a poem famous for its otherworldly wacky words, your child's imagination will run free as he makes his own nonsense.
The Beginnning of the Armadillos The Beginnning of the Armadillos Enjoy Rudyard Kipling's whimsical story, "The Beginnings of the Armadillos", where your little one will answer comprehension questions and enjoy some coloring pages!
Reading for Comprehension: Cause and Effect Reading for Comprehension: Cause and Effect Help your third grader improve her critical thinking and close reading skills with this exercise that focuses on story cause and effect.
Shakuntala Devi Shakuntala Devi A natural with numbers, Shakuntala Devi rose to fame at a young age by showing the calculator who's boss with her lightning-fast mental math.
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin Give your beginning reader a fun way to practice reading comprehension with a classic story: "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," by Rudyard Kipling.
The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo Read about why kangaroos hop on two legs, in Rudyard Kipling's "The Sing Song of Old Kangaroo."
Madam C.J. Walker Madam C.J. Walker Madam C.J. Walker was a woman who made a lifetime out of breaking barriers.
1896 Olympics 1896 Olympics Get geared up for the Olympics with this fun reading worksheet about the first modern Olympic games, held in -- where else?
These reading and writing worksheets are a fun and educational companion to the Summer Olympic Games. From reading comprehension worksheets about Olympic history to writing prompts that challenge kids to think big, we've got the Summer Games covered. The Olympics is always a fun theme for kids, and covers multiple subjects at once, including language arts, social studies and geography.
Language Arts Worksheets for the Summer Olympics These reading and writing worksheets are a fun and educational companion to the Summer Olympic Games.
Reading for Comprehension: Following Directions Reading for Comprehension: Following Directions Help your third grader practice following directions on how to build a tornado in a bottle, and build his reading comprehension skills in the process.
Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison Explore the lives of two high-flying pioneers -- Bessie Coleman and Dr. Mae Jemison.
Jamestown Colony Jamestown Colony Sail back in time to Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America, with this fun, fact-filled worksheet.
Irregular Past-Tense Verbs: Found It! Irregular Past-Tense Verbs: Found It! The past-tense of "ring" is "rang," but the past-tense of "bring" is ...
Photo Bookmarks Photo Bookmarks Make reading time a bit more fun with these personalized bookmark cutouts!
How the Whale Got His Throat: Reading Comprehension How the Whale Got His Throat: Reading Comprehension Make reading fun with this whale of a tale, "How the Whale Got His Throat," by Rudyard Kipling!
Building reading comprehension skills helps your child summarize, answer questions, and draw conclusions about the material he reads. Our third grade reading comprehension worksheets will help guide your child to better understanding with structured reading exercises, mini-report bookmarks, story maps and more.