Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions - Sports Stories

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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- 7 Inspiring Stories for Sports Enthusiasts

This unique collection of sports stores will motivate reluctant readers and will encourage reading fluency and comprehension. The 1-page stories are clearly written, printable, and include questions to test comprehension and close reading skills. Covering topics from basketball-playing sea otters to ancient Greek Olympic rockstars, these stories are sure to inspire all readers.

Although targeted to a 3rd or 4th grade reading level, this ready-to-use 24-page collection of stories is appropriate for learners of any age.

The stories are:

Eddie the Sea Otter Plays Basketball

The Lucky Underwear

Who is Tom Longboat?

Bobsledding Jamaican Style

Ancient Greek Olympic Idols

The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth

The Medals of Eternal Friendship

Perfect for Distance Learning: The terms of use allow you to share this resource with your students and their families.

Total Pages
24 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.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.


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