Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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Ideas of The Harlem Renaissance
Ideas of The Harlem Renaissance
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Ideas of The Harlem Renaissance
In the worksheet Ideas of the Harlem Renaissance, children learn what this cultural movement was about, as well as some famous artists who emerged at the time.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Characters' Points of View
Characters' Points of View
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Characters' Points of View
It can be tricky to sort out different perspectives in a complex book! Use this activity to help your learner think about how two different characters feel about the same event or challenge.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Feeding Our Pets
Feeding Our Pets
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Feeding Our Pets
If your students struggle with how to compare and contrast texts, this worksheet can be used for reteaching or extra practice.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Practice: Armando’s Goal
Vocabulary Practice: Armando’s Goal
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Vocabulary Practice: Armando’s Goal
Use this reading comprehension exercise with your students to practice determining word meaning.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Baseball Rules
Baseball Rules
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Baseball Rules
These baseball rules for kids are a sneaky way to spice up study time.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Historical Heroes: Eleanor Roosevelt
Historical Heroes: Eleanor Roosevelt
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Historical Heroes: Eleanor Roosevelt
Learn about Eleanor Roosevelt, the groundbreaking first lady known for her humanitarian work and for being the first U.S.delegate to the United Nations in 1942.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo
The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo
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The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo
Read about why kangaroos hop on two legs, in Rudyard Kipling's "The Sing Song of Old Kangaroo." Your kid will answer reading questions and color illustrations.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing Settings from Two Fiction Texts
Comparing Settings from Two Fiction Texts
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Comparing Settings from Two Fiction Texts
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Identifying Reliable Sources
Identifying Reliable Sources
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Identifying Reliable Sources
Before your child gets started writing research reports, help him learn that not all sources are created equal.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing and Contrasting: Feeding our Pets
Comparing and Contrasting: Feeding our Pets
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Comparing and Contrasting: Feeding our Pets
Good readers are able to compare and contrast key points between two texts on the same topic. With this worksheet, your students will practice this important concept by reading two different texts on feeding pets and identifying the similarities and diffe
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Color Coding Nonfiction Text: Bears
Color Coding Nonfiction Text: Bears
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Color Coding Nonfiction Text: Bears
Have your third grader read and learn about black bears while increasing their knowledge about nonfiction text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Native American Tribes: Iroquois
Native American Tribes: Iroquois
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Native American Tribes: Iroquois
Your young historian will learn about the Iroquois League with this worksheet. He'll learn some important U.S. history as he practices his reading.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Matching Predictions
Matching Predictions
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Matching Predictions
This quick activity will enable your students to practice the skill of making predictions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Cause and Effect: Thunderstorms
Cause and Effect: Thunderstorms
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Cause and Effect: Thunderstorms
Get your students to ask, “Why did that happen?” Support them as they make connections between key ideas in a nonfiction text about thunderstorms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Point of View: A Surprising Setback
Point of View: A Surprising Setback
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Point of View: A Surprising Setback
Use this resource with your students to practice determining who is telling the story. Your students will also practice distinguishing their own point of view from that of the narrator or characters.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Practice:  A Whale of a Problem
Vocabulary Practice: A Whale of a Problem
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Vocabulary Practice: A Whale of a Problem
Use this reading comprehension passage with your students to practice determining the meaning of unfamiliar words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Point of View Practice: The Tsunami of 2004
Point of View Practice: The Tsunami of 2004
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Point of View Practice: The Tsunami of 2004
Use this resource with your students to practice recognizing the author’s point of view in a text about a major historical event. Students will read a passage about the Tsunami of 2004 and determine the author’s viewpoint as they establish their own point
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Fact or Opinion
Vocabulary Cards: Fact or Opinion
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Vocabulary Cards: Fact or Opinion
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Fact or Opinion.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Famous Olympic Athletes: Mary Lou Retton
Famous Olympic Athletes: Mary Lou Retton
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Famous Olympic Athletes: Mary Lou Retton
Mary Lou Retton tumbled into America's heart in the 1988 Olympics. Read about her Olympic victories in this worksheet, then complete a short reading exercise.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens
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Jesse Owens
This worksheet introduces students to Jesse Owens, whose successes in the 1938 Olympics made history and paved the way for African-Americans in all sports and fields.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Native American Tribes: Muscogee
Native American Tribes: Muscogee
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Native American Tribes: Muscogee
The Muscogee tribe is also known as the Creek. Encourage your young reader to learn more about the history of this Native American tribe.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer
Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer
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Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer
Venn diagrams aren't just a math tool; they make great charts for reading comprehension too!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Exploring Point of View: What Do You Think?
Exploring Point of View: What Do You Think?
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Exploring Point of View: What Do You Think?
From the topic of roller coasters to the topic of spinach, this kid-friendly worksheet guides a student in comparing his or her opinion to the opinions of the fictional character named “Jimmy.”
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Close Reading Strategy
Vocabulary Cards: Close Reading Strategy
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Vocabulary Cards: Close Reading Strategy
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Close Reading Strategy.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Carl Sagan Biography
Carl Sagan Biography
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Carl Sagan Biography
Learn about Carl Sagan, an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, and author.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

It started with sight words, then came compound words, simple sentences, and short paragraphs. But by the time third grade rolls around, the texts get lengthier and more complicated. That’s why we created our third grade reading comprehension worksheets, which assist with story sequencing, summary writing, comparing and contrasting, and much more. And because our third grade reading comprehension worksheets feature so many intriguing and funny stories, your child will never again tell you reading is boring.