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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of George Washington Carver
Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of George Washington Carver
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Biography of George Washington Carver
Read an informational passage about George Washington Carver to learn about his life and achievements!
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Summary: Butterflies
Make a Summary: Butterflies
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Make a Summary: Butterflies
Your students will work together to find new vocabulary words and create a short summary of a nonfiction text related to the butterfly life cycle. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the Create a Nonfiction Text Summary lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Where Are the Stars?
Informational Reading Comprehension: Where Are the Stars?
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Where Are the Stars?
Read an enlightening passage about light pollution and learn ways to bring back the dark night skies in this three-page reading comprehension worksheet!
7th grade
Reading & Writing
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Discovering Kites
Informational Reading Comprehension: Discovering Kites
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Discovering Kites
In this seventh-grade ELA worksheet, students read a fascinating informational text about the history of kites and answer comprehension questions covering a variety of reading skills. 
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Sustaining the World With Seaweed
Informational Reading Comprehension: Sustaining the World With Seaweed
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Sustaining the World With Seaweed
Students read all about seaweed and answer standards-based comprehension questions in this four-page reading comprehension worksheet.
7th grade
Science
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
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William Penn: Impact on Colonial America
William Penn: Impact on Colonial America
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William Penn: Impact on Colonial America
Give students an opportunity to learn about William Penn and his contributions to early American history.
6th grade
Social studies
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Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Weird, Wild Weather: Lightning
Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Weird, Wild Weather: Lightning
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Extended Informational Reading Comprehension: Weird, Wild Weather: Lightning
Introduce students to some wild and weird types of lightning with this fascinating reading comprehension worksheet!
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
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Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
Practice writing nonfiction summaries as you read and learn about an interesting ocean creature.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing Book Reviews
Writing Book Reviews
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Writing Book Reviews
This worksheet will help your child organize the details needed to write about a book they've read!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Chapter Summary
Chapter Summary
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Chapter Summary
Here's a chapter summary guide where your child can jot down the characters in a chapter, his favorite character and even predict what will happen next.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Timeline: The History of Photography
Timeline: The History of Photography
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Timeline: The History of Photography
Children will practice using a text to create a timeline in this engaging worksheet.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
History of Movies
History of Movies
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History of Movies
Have your movie lover read about the history of movies, and then test her reading comprehension as she arranges the events to complete a timeline.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Independent Reading Log
Independent Reading Log
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Independent Reading Log
After independent reading, have students record and reflect. Young readers will demonstrate their ability to summarize and respond to their reading, and a log is a fun way for them to track their progress. Make copies of this log to use again and again!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Summarizing Informational Texts: Graphic Organizer
Summarizing Informational Texts: Graphic Organizer
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Summarizing Informational Texts: Graphic Organizer
Use this simple organizer to help students track and record key ideas when reading and summarizing nonfiction texts.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Freedom Fighter
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Freedom Fighter
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Freedom Fighter
Young readers will practice synthesizing information from multiple sources on the same topic in this reading comprehension worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: We Need Clean Water
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: We Need Clean Water
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: We Need Clean Water
Young readers will practice synthesizing information from multiple sources on the same topic in this reading comprehension worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Main Topic Worksheet
Main Topic Worksheet
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Main Topic Worksheet
Give your students a chance to strengthen their reading comprehension skills by identifying the main topic and supporting details in a nonfiction text.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Nonfiction Text Summary Template
Nonfiction Text Summary Template
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Nonfiction Text Summary Template
Provide your students support as they work on improving their reading comprehension skills by creating a nonfiction text summary.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: What to Do with Waste
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: What to Do with Waste
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: What to Do with Waste
Use this resource to practice comparing and contrasting key points and details between two texts on the same topic.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
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Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence
Unwind the complicated language of the Declaration of Independence with this paraphrasing activity!
5th grade
Social studies
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: Planting and Growing
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: Planting and Growing
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: Planting and Growing
Young readers will practice synthesizing information from multiple sources on the same topic in this reading comprehension worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mysterious Squid
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mysterious Squid
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Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mysterious Squid
Learn about a mysterious sea creature as you pick out important information for a nonfiction summary.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Tracking Important Details: A Look into Marie Curie's Life
Tracking Important Details: A Look into Marie Curie's Life
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Tracking Important Details: A Look into Marie Curie's Life
This activity guides your readers towards the key details and shows kids how to effectively underline while reading.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Welcome to the Taiga Biome
Welcome to the Taiga Biome
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Welcome to the Taiga Biome
Read about the taiga's climate and inhabitants, then complete a brief summary to reinforce what you've learned.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Search Printable Summarizing Nonfiction Text Worksheets

The process of synthesizing information from multiple sources on the same topic is an important nonfiction comprehension skill for students to learn. With this collection of reading comprehension worksheets, children hone their critical thinking abilities as they practice comparing and contrasting key points, details, and perspectives across multiple texts on the same topic.