Fifth Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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The Secret Garden: Reading Comprehension
The Secret Garden: Reading Comprehension
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The Secret Garden: Reading Comprehension
Explore "The Secret Garden" with this reading comprehension worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Plastic
All About Plastic
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All About Plastic
In this worksheet, children discover what plastic is, how it is manufactured, as well as its history and about attempts to reduce plastic waste.
5th grade
Science
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All About Frankenstein
All About Frankenstein
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All About Frankenstein
This Frankenstein worksheet is great for teaching kids about classic literature near Halloween. Use this Frankenstein worksheet with your child this October.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Identify the Author's Purpose
Identify the Author's Purpose
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Identify the Author's Purpose
Authors persuade, inform, and entertain through various types of writing! Students set out to identify the author’s purpose.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Between the Lines
Reading Between the Lines
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Reading Between the Lines
Students will make inferences about the various scenes included in this reading exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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History of Hip Hop Music
History of Hip Hop Music
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History of Hip Hop Music
Celebrate Black History Month by learning about soul music and the history of African-Americans in pop music, all in this Hip-Hop Music worksheet!
5th grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Text Dependent Questions for Independent Reading
Text Dependent Questions for Independent Reading
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Text Dependent Questions for Independent Reading
Text dependent questions are reading comprehension questions that can only be answered by referring to the text. Students have to read the text closely and use inferential thinking to determine the answer. Use this list of text dependent questions for you
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Read & Compare Character Traits
Read & Compare Character Traits
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Read & Compare Character Traits
Students will read passages and compare the traits of two characters.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Who is Katherine Johnson?
Who is Katherine Johnson?
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Who is Katherine Johnson?
Katherine Johnson was an African American physicist and mathematician who worked to create the first calculations to send humans into space. Learn more about this inspiring woman with this nonfiction reading comprehension worksheet.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Write a Simple Summary
Write a Simple Summary
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Write a Simple Summary
Teach your students to write a simple summary using an easy-to-follow set of keywords.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Simple Fiction Summary
Simple Fiction Summary
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Simple Fiction Summary
Students will use the Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then structure to summarize a short fiction text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Children will read an excerpt from Stevenson's book, then respond to a reading comprehension and a creative writing prompt.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Why Do Citizens Vote?
Why Do Citizens Vote?
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Why Do Citizens Vote?
Students will read about the role of elections in civics and government, answer questions, and complete a short research project.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Wizard of Oz
Reading Comprehension: Wizard of Oz
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Reading Comprehension: Wizard of Oz
Dive into the world of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" with this reading comprehension page.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
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Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
Use this resource to record cause and effect relationships found in a nonfiction text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Scrambled Similes
Scrambled Similes
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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!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is Onomatopoeia?
What is Onomatopoeia?
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What is Onomatopoeia?
BOOM! This worksheet is full of all kinds of sound-based words, from creaks to squeaks.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
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Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Use this resource to read a nonfiction passage about sharks and write a summary.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fiction Summaries:  Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
Fiction Summaries: Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
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Fiction Summaries: Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
Students will use the Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then strategy of writing fiction summaries with these reading passages.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How the Internet Travels Across the Ocean
How the Internet Travels Across the Ocean
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How the Internet Travels Across the Ocean
Children learn how the internet travels across the ocean through cables to create a giant, global information network in this engaging, hands-on worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biography
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biography
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biography
In this biography worksheet, children are introduced to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who in 1993 became the second female Justice of the Supreme Court in the United States.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Making Inferences in a Fictional Text
Making Inferences in a Fictional Text
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Making Inferences in a Fictional Text
This reading activity gives kids practice supporting inferences with evidence.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Map
Story Map
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Story Map
Use this graphic organizer to have students write words or draw pictures to complete the story map.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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The Raven
The Raven
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The Raven
Get in the spooky spirit of Halloween with our vocab-packed copy of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven."
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Local Government
Local Government
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Local Government
Your young learner will discover the basics of local government with this worksheet all about municipalities.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet

Fifth Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

Voracious young readers will gravitate to our fifth grade reading comprehension worksheets because of the endless supply of interesting fiction stories revolving around such topics as zombies, witches, and even a gold-giving snake. Parents and teachers will want to access these fifth grade reading comprehension worksheets to reinforce important literary concepts like determining an author’s point of view, articulating the theme, and even understanding onomatopoeia and how kids can incorporate it in their writing.