15 Reading Comprehension Printables for First Grade

Dive into the wonderful world of stories with these reading comprehension printables! From fairy tales and fables to story organizers, this collection helps your first grader break down the elements of every story. Click here to see all of our first grade reading comprehension worksheets.

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The Ugly Duckling

Read a classic fable with your beginning reader! This story page for "The Ugly Duckling" will help build reading skills.
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The Ugly Duckling Story

Test comprehension with this fairy tale jumble! Put "The Ugly Duckling" story scenes back in order.
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Jack and the Beanstalk: Part 2

Fee Fi Fo Fum! Take your young reader on an adventure and build basic comprehension skills while reading the classic fairy tale, "Jack and the Beanstalk."
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Jack and the Beanstalk: Follow Along and Count

Draw pictures, count and answer questions to follow along with the Jack and the Beanstalk story, and help Jack keep track of what he carries down the beanstalk!
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How Does it End?

Help your first grader build her reading comprehension skills by predicting how a story ends.
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Treasure Hunt Story

Arrr you ready for a treasure hunt story? These pirates have gotten their story all jumbled! Help them put it back in order.
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Three Little Pigs Story Map

Help your child comprehend his reading better by using this graphic organizer. Help him fill out the story map for The Three Little Pigs.
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The Farmer and his Son

Enjoy a classic Aesop's fable, retold through a short collection of coloring pages! Your child will love reading this funny story as she colors.
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Map the Story

Help your beginning reader boost comprehension skills with this fun worksheet, where he'll map the events in a story.
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Animals Building Homes

Every living thing needs a home to survive! Many animals have unique and interesting ways of building their homes.
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Rebus Story

A rebus story is like a picture story! It's up to your little storyteller to fill in the blanks with the cut-out pictures on page 1.
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Making Inferences Pictures

Making inferences means reading between the lines! Learn to spot contextual clues in stories my making inferences with these pictures.
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Jack and the Beanstalk: Part 1

Take your young reader on an adventure in the fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk. Color the illustrations and practice reading and counting skills too!
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Picture Comprehension

Picture comprehension is a great intro to reading comprehension! Kids will simply identify what is going on in each picture.
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Wh Questions

Help your child learn the "Wh words," who, what, where, why and when, with this charming story about a day at the dog park.
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