Kindergarten Short Stories

Grade Levels
K - 2nd
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61 pages
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This set of Kindergarten Short Stories includes 18 reading comprehension stories in color and black & white. Each story includes an answer sheet. Each text contains three to seven sentences, three multiple choice answers, and quotation marks. They cover a wide variety of topics, have a variety of punctuation and somewhat challenging vocabulary. Great for small group instruction! A great way to challenge excelling learners.

This Kindergarten Short Stories set includes 18 worksheets.

Each page includes the following:

--- 3-7 sentences

--- 3 multiple choice questions

--- Each question has 3 possible multiple choice answers: A, B or C

--- Circle the multiple choice answers

--- Text based answers

--- Line breaks in the texts

These reading worksheets use kindergarten appropriate vocabulary:

--- Dolch pre-primer words

--- Dolch primer words

--- Dolch nouns

--- Color words

--- Number words

--- Insect words

--- Food words

--- Musical Instruments

--- Some advanced / challenging vocabulary words

These Kindergarten Short Stories use kindergarten appropriate punctuation and grammar:

--- Periods

--- Question marks

--- Exclamation marks

--- Apostrophes

--- Some plurals

--- Various tenses

--- Exclamatory phrases (for example: Ouch!, Ick!, Yum! and "Aahh!")

--- Multiple choice options are mostly a few words (i.e., not complete sentences)

The Kindergarten Short Story titles are:



Buzzy Bee

The Earth

Eat Your Vegetables




Ice Cream

It's My Turn


My Brother's Guitar

My Drum

My New Plane

A Pretty Necklace

Pretty Rainbow



Suggestions for Use:

Use in small groups:

--- Track the words

--- Read & reread the text

--- Look for text-based answers

--- Fill in multiple choice answers A, B or C

--- Ask your own questions

--- Color the pictures

Use in page protectors:

--- Put color pages in page protectors in a binder

--- Use Expo markers to circle the answers

--- Put an answer sheet behind the worksheet

--- Let kids work at their own pace

See all the reading comprehension worksheets in this series:

Set #1 - Kindergarten Reading Passages

Set #2 - Kindergarten Reading Comprehension

Set #3 - Reading for Kindergarten

Set #4 - Kindergarten Short Stories (this set)


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Total Pages
61 pages
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