Reading for Kindergarten

A Wellspring of Worksheets
Grade Levels
K - 2nd
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A Wellspring of Worksheets


This set of Reading for Kindergarten worksheets includes 18 reading comprehension stories in color and black & white. Each story includes an answer sheet. Each text contains four to five simple sentences and three multiple choice answers. 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 Reading for Kindergarten set includes 18 worksheets.

Each page includes the following:

--- 4-5 simple sentences of text

--- 3 multiple choice questions

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

--- Fill in the bubble 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

--- Animal words

--- Some advanced / challenging vocabulary words

These Reading for Kindergarten worksheets use kindergarten appropriate punctuation and grammar:

--- Periods

--- Question marks

--- Exclamation marks

--- One passage uses an apostrophe

--- Some plurals

--- Various tenses

--- Exclamatory phrases (for example: Hey!, Look! and Yum!)

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

The Reading for Kindergarten worksheet titles are:

Apple Picking

A Big Brown Box

Brown Bear

Come See My Flowers


Fall Pumpkin

Farm Animals

Funny Cow

In the Igloo

A Sheep

Mr. Elephant

My Blue Dress

My Green Firend


Stop Sign

Boat Race

Two Feet

Where Is My Dog?

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

--- 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 (this set)

Set #4 - Kindergarten Short Stories


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Total Pages
61 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.


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