Help students prepare for reader’s workshop and practice reading comprehension by sharing about books they’ve read. After taking turns telling a partner all about their chosen books, students will write or draw about what their partner shared.
In this classic fable by Aesop, the tortoise learns an important lesson when he catches a ride into the sky with a duck. Exposing kids to classic texts like "The Tortoise and the Duck" is a great way to give them important reading practice.
Who doesn't love sharing about a good book? Your students will love writing and drawing about their books in this reading comprehension activity. After students read independently, have them share about what they read using this fun worksheet.
Set students up for success when reading nonfiction by having them brainstorm what they already know about a topic. Students will use this simple graphic organizer to record things they know and want to know before diving into their book to learn more.
First graders will gain exposure to the classic text by Charles Perrault, "The Sleeping Beauty", with this worksheet. After reading the story, kids are tasked with reading comprehension questions about what they read.
Engage students in reading by having them share books with peers. Students prepare for giving a book talk in which they'll describe what happens in the book, their favorite part, and whether or not they would recommend the book to a friend.
As students begin to read independently, they may have questions about what they read. These questions should be encouraged! Have students record their questions about their reading or any unknown words on this graphic organizer.
Paragraph Frame Worksheet for Fictional Text Retell
Use this paragraph frame worksheet to support ELs as they navigate through the process of retelling text using transition words. This template can be used as a scaffold for any fictional text in the classroom!
First Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables
Reading comprehension is a crucial skill for all subjects, and these first grade reading comprehension worksheets help little learners build this skill naturally! Explore classic stories to practice essential abilities like logical reasoning, story sequencing, identifying ideas in text, and even growing their vocabulary in our first grade reading comprehension worksheets.
Develop Early Reading Comprehension Skills for a Lifetime of Reading Fulfillment
Reading fluency goes beyond reading words on a page and entails truly understanding and engaging with stories and texts. This level of comprehension and engagement can also make the difference between seeing reading as a chore and developing a lifelong love affair with reading. Whether your first grader is struggling with reading or rolling right along, our reading comprehension worksheets will help your child connect with stories on a whole new level. Using both beloved and original stories, kids can learn sequencing and story elements with cut-and-paste storyboard activities and fairy tale story maps and graphic organizers, practice making inferences and predictions, engage in sharing and retelling by recounting details of favorite stories, and create character puppets or conduct character interviews to bring the stories to life. Take learning beyond the classroom setting by asking questions during and after reading stories with your child, acting out scenes together, or having your child create original illustrations or write their own story endings. For even more reading practice, check out our first grade early literacy concepts worksheets.