Fiction Reading Comprehension Passages

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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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Engage your readers with high-interest reading comprehension passages and corresponding questions! This resource includes 32 half-page fiction text task cards with 4 comprehension questions and tasks on EACH card for a total of 128 fiction text questions! Engage your students in meaningful close reading practice and review key reading skills associated with fictional texts.

This Fiction Comprehension Reading Passages Resource Includes the Following:

→32 Half Page Task Cards with Questions

→32 Full Page Printable Versions with Questions and Room to Answer

→Access to a Google Slides Digital version to upload to GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Each task card features a detailed and engaging story with four questions or tasks (aligned with Common Core Standards for grades 3-6) that require students to review the following skills:

What topics does this Fiction Comprehension Reading Passages Resource cover?

  • Main Idea
  • Inference (Heavy emphasis on inferential questions)
  • Summarizing
  • Compare & Contrast
  • Cause & Effect
  • Sequencing
  • Context Clues
  • Sequencing
  • Characters
  • Finding Evidence
  • Story Elements
  • ...and SO much more!

The questions and tasks have been designed to require students to provide text evidence to support their answers for both literal and inferential questions.

These task cards are perfect for test prep review, whole class lessons, small group remediation, centers for enrichment or differentiation, warm ups, daily homework, or independent work. The possibilities are endless!

**ANSWER KEY included!**

Although these print beautifully in color, they also print well in black and white!

I also have a nonfiction version of these task cards!

Informational Text Reading Skills Comprehension Cards

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Basic Comprehension Question Task Cards {Who, What, Where, When, Why, How Questions}

Looking for MORE Reading Skills Task Cards? I've got them!

Reading Skills Task Card Bundle

Context Clues Cards

Literal and Inferential Comprehension Questions

Reading Fluency Task Cards

Character Traits Task Cards

Inference Riddle Task Cards

Character Conflict Task Cards

Story Elements Inference Task Cards

Using Context Clues to Infer Character Traits Task Cards

Informational Text Structures Task Cards

Point of View Task Cards

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18 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.


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