Back-to-School Reading Comprehension Passages - Digital Reading Activities

Jennifer Findley
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4th - 5th
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Need reading comprehension passages and activities for those first days of school? Want to go ahead and introduce (or review) reading standards during the first weeks of school? This back-to-school reading activities resource contains just what you need to do that!

Note: This resource now includes a digital version for use with Google Slides. To access the digital back-to-school reading activities, see pages 4-5 of the PDF.

About the Back to School Reading Comprehension Passages and Printables

This reading comprehension resource contains TEN school-themed reading texts:

  • 3 informational texts
  • 5 fiction stories
  • 1 poem
  • 1 play/drama

Click here to see the BUNDLE of all of my Seasonal Reading Comprehension Passages and Activities for 4th and 5th Grade.

Each text contains 2-4 printables with reading comprehension questions, reading skill practice, or writing activities that are common core aligned and text dependent.

Choose to use all of the reading comprehension or skill printables or pick and choose the ones that best fit your needs.

Answer keys are included if they are appropriate to the printable.

Nonfiction Text 1: Back-to-School Traditions Around the Globe

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Fill in the Details
  • Text Structure
  • Main Idea and Details

Nonfiction Text 2: How Pencils Are Made

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Text Structure
  • Main Idea
  • Sequencing Steps

Nonfiction Text 3: Safety Features of School Buses

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Main Idea
  • True or False Sort

Fiction Story 1: I’ll Take Some Water

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Infer the Narrator
  • Context Clues

Fiction Story 2: School Spirit

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Evaluating Summaries
  • Story Elements

Fiction Story 3: Where’s Fluffy?

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Evaluating Summaries
  • Figurative Language
  • Story Elements


Fiction Story 4: Welcome to Dreeson Elementary

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Infer the Narrator
  • Evaluating Summaries


Fiction Story 5: First Day Butterflies

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Infer the Narrator
  • Figurative Language
  • Finish the Story Writing Prompt


Poem: The First Day of School

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Infer the Narrator
  • Context Clues
  • Informational Writing Prompt


Play: Back-to-School Sale

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Theme
  • Problem and Solution

About the Digital Back to School Reading Comprehension Passages & Activities

This resource also includes a Google Slides™ version.

The Google Slides™ version has been adapted with color and a landscape format for a more visually appealing activity.

A few of the digital back to school reading comprehension practice pages include drag and drop choices.

The content for the digital version is the SAME as the printable version.

For answer keys, please refer to the PDF version.

To see the digital back-to-school activities, check out the video preview.

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