Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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A Series of Events: The Water Cycle
A Series of Events: The Water Cycle
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A Series of Events: The Water Cycle
Use this resource with your students to practice connecting key events in nature. They will read about the water cycle and note the steps in order that they occur.
3rd 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.
3rd grade
Social studies
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All About Misty Copeland
All About Misty Copeland
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All About Misty Copeland
Use this nonfiction comprehension worksheet to help second and third graders learn all about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Book or Character Mind Map
Book or Character Mind Map
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Book or Character Mind Map
During or after reading a fictional book, help your learner put their thoughts onto paper with this book or character mind map!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Siege of Yorktown
The Siege of Yorktown
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The Siege of Yorktown
Your young historian can step back in time and read about an important battle that helped to end the American Revolution.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Author’s Purpose Task Cards
Author’s Purpose Task Cards
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Author’s Purpose Task Cards
Use these task cards with your students to practice reading short passages and help them determine the author's purpose.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Battle of Trenton
The Battle of Trenton
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The Battle of Trenton
The Battle of Trenton was a turning point for the Americans in the Revolutionary War. Your young historian will learn the facts with this worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Day of the Dead: History
Day of the Dead: History
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Day of the Dead: History
Challenge your child's reading comprehension with a quiz page, all about the Day of the Dead (or Dia de los Muertos), an important Mexican holiday!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paraphrasing a Passage
Paraphrasing a Passage
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Paraphrasing a Passage
Help your young readers develop this important reading comprehension skill with this handy template that will help them learn to paraphrase any piece of writing by answering a few open-ended questions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Storyboard Summary
Storyboard Summary
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Storyboard Summary
With this storyboard, students will draw and write about events in a chronological order.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Author's Purpose
Author's Purpose
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Author's Purpose
All authors write for a reason, be it to explain, entertain, or persuade their readers. In this activity, your students will consider the author’s purpose of a book of their choosing, then justify their answer.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Inferences 2
Make Your Own Inferences 2
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Make Your Own Inferences 2
A key component of reading comprehension is being able to draw conclusions—or make inferences—about what we read. Use this resource to give your students extra practice making their own inferences based on simple sentences.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: The Soccer Sprain
Reading Comprehension: The Soccer Sprain
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Reading Comprehension: The Soccer Sprain
After your students finish reading this story about Leo and how he overcomes his soccer injury, they will answer who, what, when, where, why, and how questions about the text.
3rd grade
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The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Bunker Hill
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The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Bunker Hill was one of the early battles of the American Revolution. Discover the important features of the battle with this worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Make Your Own Inferences
Make Your Own Inferences
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Make Your Own Inferences
Making inferences is a critical skill for young readers to master, as it helps them look beyond the words on the page to figure out the author's message. Use these simple sentences to get your students started in making their own inferences!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Character Changes Order
Character Changes Order
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Character Changes Order
Use this worksheet to practice sequencing a character’s feelings using transition words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Historical Heroes: Harriet Tubman
Historical Heroes: Harriet Tubman
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Historical Heroes: Harriet Tubman
Children follow along the incredible life story of Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery to rescue hundreds of other enslaved people.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Women in History: Sacagawea
Women in History: Sacagawea
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Women in History: Sacagawea
Explore history with famous female navigator Sacagawea. Sacagawea was a Native American woman who helped Lewis and Clark find their way across the west.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Compare and Contrast Fictional Stories: First Day at the New School
Compare and Contrast Fictional Stories: First Day at the New School
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Compare and Contrast Fictional Stories: First Day at the New School
In this exercise, your students will compare and contrast two fictional stories with the same characters.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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W.E.B. Du Bois
W.E.B. Du Bois
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W.E.B. Du Bois
Introduce second and third graders to W.E.B. Du Bois, writer, sociologist, and civil rights advocate, with this nonfiction comprehension worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Top Hat Graphic Organizer
Top Hat Graphic Organizer
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Top Hat Graphic Organizer
Use this graphic organizer to list comparisons between two nouns.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Match Mixed Predictions
Match Mixed Predictions
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Match Mixed Predictions
Children use their critical thinking skills to make predictions in this reading comprehension worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Graphic Organizer Template: Concept Web
Graphic Organizer Template: Concept Web
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Graphic Organizer Template: Concept Web
Concept maps are versatile and useful for all subject areas. Use this concept map for word work, main idea and supporting details, or to map out ideas.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Point of View Practice
Point of View Practice
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Point of View Practice
One of the first questions young readers should ask is, "Who is telling this story?" Here students will practice spotting different points of view by identifying which point of view sentences are written from and then writing sentences of their own.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Close Reading: Questions & Answers
Close Reading: Questions & Answers
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Close Reading: Questions & Answers
Use this resource to closely read a nonfiction text, come up with questions, and use text evidence to find the answers.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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.