Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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Timeline Organizer
Timeline Organizer
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Timeline Organizer
Students can use this versatile graphic organizer to order events in fiction or nonfiction texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Can You Make an Inference?
Can You Make an Inference?
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Can You Make an Inference?
Use this resource to practice using context clues and background knowledge to make inferences about short reading passages.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
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Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver
Children learn about George Washington Carver, who rose from slavery to become a leading agricultural pioneer, innovator, inventor, and educator, in this historical heroes worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Cause and Effect Reading Comprehension: My Day at the Amusement Park
Cause and Effect Reading Comprehension: My Day at the Amusement Park
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Cause and Effect Reading Comprehension: My Day at the Amusement Park
This resource will help your students practice an important reading comprehension skill as they read a fiction text and identify cause and effect relationships
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Practice Understanding What You Read
Practice Understanding What You Read
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Practice Understanding What You Read
This selection of questions helps reinforce reading comprehension and highlights various elements of the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
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How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
Give your beginning reader a fun way to practice reading comprehension with a classic story: "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," by Rudyard Kipling.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Make a Prediction Sandwich
Make a Prediction Sandwich
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Make a Prediction Sandwich
Teach your students to support their predictions with evidence and reasoning.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Chapter Map
Chapter Map
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Chapter Map
Learning to read chapter books and summarize the key components is an important skill for young readers. Use this handy guide to assist your child in writing about the characters, setting, conflict, and goals in the book they are reading.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Helen Keller Biography
Helen Keller Biography
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Helen Keller Biography
Learn more about the awe-inspiring Helen Keller and her life in this social studies and reading worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Identifying Cause and Effect with Signal Words
Identifying Cause and Effect with Signal Words
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Identifying Cause and Effect with Signal Words
Use this resource to teach your students to identify cause and effect relationships in context by looking at the signal words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Story Plot
Story Plot
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Story Plot
If your budding reading is writing his first book report, help him nail down the plot with this quick review worksheet.
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
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Compare and Contrast Elements of a Story
Compare and Contrast Elements of a Story
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Compare and Contrast Elements of a Story
Students will use this graphic organizer to compare and contrast two fiction stories.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Finding the Purpose
Finding the Purpose
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Finding the Purpose
Help your second grade students identify the author’s purpose as they answer questions about a nonfiction text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Point of View Practice: Life Cycle of a Frog
Point of View Practice: Life Cycle of a Frog
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Point of View Practice: Life Cycle of a Frog
Use this science-themed resource with your students to practice recognizing the author’s point of view in a text about life cycles. Students will determine the author’s viewpoint on the subject as they establish their own points of view.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Cause and Effect: The Titanic
Cause and Effect: The Titanic
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Cause and Effect: The Titanic
Your students will find cause and effect relationships as they read about the night the Titanic sank.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Author’s Viewpoint vs. My Viewpoint
The Author’s Viewpoint vs. My Viewpoint
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The Author’s Viewpoint vs. My Viewpoint
Use this resource to give your students practice reading a short nonfiction passage and recognizing the author’s viewpoint about the topic. Then, they will pick out the text evidence that supports the author’s viewpoint.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Learning About Amelia Boynton Robinson
Learning About Amelia Boynton Robinson
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Learning About Amelia Boynton Robinson
Children are introduced to Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who got her start at a young age accompanying her mother as she registered African Americans to vote.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast: Chemical and Physical Changes
Compare and Contrast: Chemical and Physical Changes
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Compare and Contrast: Chemical and Physical Changes
What type of change will you get? Use this resource with your students to compare and contrast chemical and physical reactions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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 Fable & Folktale Story Map
Fable & Folktale Story Map
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Fable & Folktale Story Map
Use this handy story map to help students organize the events and lessons in the fables and folktales they read.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
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Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your learners research facts about Associate Justice to the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Star Graphic Organizer
Star Graphic Organizer
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Star Graphic Organizer
Give your star reader a great way to get his thoughts organized. This star graphic organizer will help him practice basic reading comprehension.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Characters
Book Characters
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Book Characters
If your child is writing his first book report, help him get a handle on the characters in his book.
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.