Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
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Stop & Jot Sticky Note Sequencing
Then what happened? In this activity, students will choose stop and jot sticky notes from different parts of the story to practice their sequencing and summarizing skills as they respond to questions about the literature.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Predictions: The Lion and the Mouse
Making Predictions: The Lion and the Mouse
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Making Predictions: The Lion and the Mouse
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
Worksheet
Practice Your Reading Comprehension
Practice Your Reading Comprehension
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Practice Your Reading Comprehension
After reading the "My Vacation" series, use this worksheet to discover what you learned.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
George Washington, a Man of Firsts
George Washington, a Man of Firsts
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George Washington, a Man of Firsts
Practice reading nonfiction and making connections in a text with this informational worksheet all about George Washington!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Retelling Folktales and Fables
Retelling Folktales and Fables
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Retelling Folktales and Fables
After reading a fable or folktale, students will use this cute graphic organizer to record the most important things that happened in the beginning, middle, and end. Then they'll try their hand at identifying the moral of the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Plot
Story Plot
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Story Plot
If your budding reading is writing their first book report, help them nail down the plot with this quick review worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: How the First Letter Was Written
Reading Comprehension: How the First Letter Was Written
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Reading Comprehension: How the First Letter Was Written
Students will answer who, what, when, where, when, why, and how questions after reading a story by Rudyard Kipling.
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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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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Reading for Comprehension: More Cause and Effect
Reading for Comprehension: More Cause and Effect
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Reading for Comprehension: More Cause and Effect
How do events change characters in the story, or the story itself? Use this worksheet to review the concept of cause and effect.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Compare and Contrast: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Compare and Contrast: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
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Compare and Contrast: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Use this resource to get your students comparing and contrasting information from two short texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Comprehension: How the Alphabet Was Made
Reading Comprehension: How the Alphabet Was Made
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Reading Comprehension: How the Alphabet Was Made
Read this classic story by Rudyard Kipling with your students for basic reading comprehension practice. As they answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions, your students will prove that they understand what they read!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reader’s Theater: Fourth of July
Reader’s Theater: Fourth of July
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Reader’s Theater: Fourth of July
Children will read this Reader's Theater script, then answer questions designed to support their understanding of the characters, story, and message of the play.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Manatee Facts
Manatee Facts
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Manatee Facts
Ancient mariners mistook the manatee for a mermaid! Your young biologist won't make the same mistake after learning about the manatee with this worksheet.
3rd grade
Science
Worksheet
Jackie Robinson Biography
Jackie Robinson Biography
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Jackie Robinson Biography
Help your budding reader learn how to spice up a boring biography by asking him to add in the details that make good writing even better.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Author’s Purpose: Multiple Choice
Author’s Purpose: Multiple Choice
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Author’s Purpose: Multiple Choice
Identifying the author’s purpose is as easy as P-I-E with the right mnemonic device! 
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Chapter Summaries
Chapter Summaries
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Chapter Summaries
Tuck this chapter summary chart into reading workshop folders to help students keep track of longer chapter books. When they finish the book, have them look back at this to create a whole-book summary!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Narrative Poem: Casey at the Bat
Narrative Poem: Casey at the Bat
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Narrative Poem: Casey at the Bat
Ask students questions about "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer to develop their reading comprehension skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Florence Nightingale Biography
Florence Nightingale Biography
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Florence Nightingale Biography
Florence Nightingale revolutionized nursing. Your little historian can learn about Florence's life in this biography worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Signal the Story Structure
Signal the Story Structure
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Signal the Story Structure
Use this resource to teach your students how to use signal words as they explain the beginning, middle, and end of a fictional story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Common Question Words
Common Question Words
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Common Question Words
Use this resource to teach your students about the six most common words used to start 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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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.