Third Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets & Printables

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Fiction Travel Brochure
Fiction Travel Brochure
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Fiction Travel Brochure
Children reflect on the importance of a book's setting as they design a travel brochure for a work of fiction they have read.
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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Point of View: My Family Reunion
Point of View: My Family Reunion
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Point of View: My Family Reunion
Who is telling the story? Words like I, me, she, and he can help figure this out! Use this exercise with your students to practice determining who is telling the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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
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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Context Clue Matching
Context Clue Matching
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Context Clue Matching
When children encounter new words, they don't need to make a beeline for the dictionary. Train them to use context clues to determine the meaning of an unknown word.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Character Emotion Match Cards
Character Emotion Match Cards
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Character Emotion Match Cards
Use this worksheet to practice matching a character’s actions with their emotions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Helen Keller Biography
Helen Keller Biography
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Helen Keller Biography
Students will read a short biography of Keller, then answer a thoughtful prompt designed to help them reflect on what they have read.
3rd grade
Social studies
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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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Reading Fiction: Main Idea and Details
Reading Fiction: Main Idea and Details
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Reading Fiction: Main Idea and Details
EL students will practice using sentence frames to write about main idea and details.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Character Traits in Fairy Tales
Character Traits in Fairy Tales
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Character Traits in Fairy Tales
Use this resource to practice describing characters in a fairy tale. Students will use adverbs, adjectives, and verbs to gain an understanding of the character traits.
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
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Character Emotion Descriptions
Character Emotion Descriptions
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Character Emotion Descriptions
Practice describing a character’s emotion based on actions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Close Reading in Fiction
Close Reading in Fiction
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Close Reading in Fiction
Use this resource to practice close reading in a fictional text. Your students will look at the adjectives, adverbs, and verbs that give more details about the important story elements.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Compare Story Elements
Compare Story Elements
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Compare Story Elements
Use this resource to help your students track information as they compare and contrast the story elements from two fiction texts
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Author’s Purpose Sort: It’s as Easy as Pie!
Author’s Purpose Sort: It’s as Easy as Pie!
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Author’s Purpose Sort: It’s as Easy as Pie!
Learners will review a definition for each type of author's purpose, then sort nine sentences according to these criteria.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing Story Elements in Two Fiction Texts
Comparing Story Elements in Two Fiction Texts
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Comparing Story Elements in Two Fiction Texts
Learners practice comparing a variety of story elements, including characters, setting, and key events, in this reading comprehension worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Identifying Characters and their Dialogue
Identifying Characters and their Dialogue
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Identifying Characters and their Dialogue
Use this resource to give your students practice identifying characters and their dialogue.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading the Pictures
Reading the Pictures
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Reading the Pictures
Pick one thing from each of the "My Vacation series," then draw a picture to show what is happening.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing Characters from Two Fiction Texts
Comparing Characters from Two Fiction Texts
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Comparing Characters from Two Fiction Texts
Children practice comparing and contrasting characters in this reading comprehension worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Olympic Cycling
Olympic Cycling
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Olympic Cycling
Children learn about the history of the cycling event, one of the oldest sports in modern Olympic Games history.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Text-Based Fact or Opinion
Text-Based Fact or Opinion
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Text-Based Fact or Opinion
Fact: This resource will give your students practice sorting out facts and opinions in their reading. Students will use this graphic organizer to distinguish between facts and opinions they find in their text and explain their reasoning.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Introductory Phrases: Cite the Evidence
Introductory Phrases: Cite the Evidence
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Introductory Phrases: Cite the Evidence
Use this resource to teach your students how to use introductory phrases as they cite text evidence in their answers.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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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.