Reading Passages with Comprehension Questions in Print and Digital Easel

Deb Hanson
Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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This resource contains SIX reading comprehension passages (3 nonfiction passages and 3 fiction passages). Following each passage, there are six multiple-choice comprehension questions.

Here's your chance to try out FIVE formats for free! This bundle allows teachers the capability to choose between the printable version, the Google Slides version, the self-checking Google Forms version, the Easel Activity version, and the self-checking Easel Assessment version.

The comprehension questions vary with each passage, which allows your students the opportunity to review several reading skills at once.

The skills targeted in these passages include:

  • Finding Details in the Text (6 passages)
  • Context Clues (6)
  • Cause and Effect (3)
  • Figurative Language (2)
  • Main Idea (2)
  • Theme/Central Message (2)
  • Text Structure (1)
  • Author's Purpose (2)
  • Drawing Conclusions (1)
  • Making Inferences (1)
  • Character Change (1)
  • Suffixes (2)
  • Prefixes (1)
  • Synonyms (1)
  • Genre (2)
  • Text Features (1)
  • Sequence (1)
  • Parts of Speech (1)

Sunflower Seeds- 410-600 Lexile Range

3 fiction passages (Opening Day, No More Soccer, The Science Project)- 610-800 Lexile Range

Sea Turtles and Doughnuts- 810-1000 Lexile Range

If you looking for additional reading passages, click on the links below:

Set 1 (for 4th-6th grade)

Set 2 (for 4th-6th grade)

Set 3 (for 4th-6th grade)

Set 1 (for 3rd grade)

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Total Pages
6 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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