Short Stories for Comprehension and Understanding
Here's a worksheet that's great for improving reading comprehension skills. Kids read a simple story about a girl and her kitten then answer the question below.
Introduce your little reader to some classic childhood literature, with Rudyard Kipling's charming story "The Crab That Played with the Sea."
Batter up! It's time to get a hands-on history lesson in this fun printable activity that flexes your fourth-grader's memory and comprehension muscles
Liberty is precious to humans and to horses. Your young student can read about Beauty's longing for liberty in this worksheet for "Black Beauty."
Inspire your reluctant reader with this comprehension page, featuring a passage from a classic novel, Black Beauty.
Is your kid struggling with reading comprehension? Try this short and sweet story from Oscar Wilde.
The Siege of the Alamo was an important point in the Texas Revolution. Your youngster can learn the story of the siege in this worksheet.
Enjoy Rudyard Kipling's delightful story, "The Elephant's Child", complete with a word search and reading comprehension questions about the story!
Make reading time fun, with this classic short story by Rudyard Kipling. Then, complete a few comprehension activities on "How the Alphabet Was Made."
Can a frog really swallow quail shot? Explore exaggeration with this reading exercise on Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."
Beginning readers will love this short story by Rudyard Kipling, all about how the animals were first domesticated.
Get your third grader in the habit of reading deeper by encouraging him to think about what's going on in this short story and why.
Help your student with reading comprehension, and enjoy a favorite short story by Rudyard Kipling, about a King, a Queen and two quarreling butterflies.