Winter Reading Comprehension Passages - Digital Winter Reading Activities

Jennifer Findley
Grade Levels
4th - 5th
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Do you need a resource to engage your students + review reading comprehension skills? This winter-themed reading comprehension resource is perfect to review key 4th and 5th grade reading skills and engage your students.

Note: This resource now includes a digital version for use with Google Slides. To access the digital winter reading activities, see page 4 of the PDF.

Click here to see the BUNDLE of all of my Seasonal Reading Comprehension Passages and Activities for 4th and 5th Grade

About the Winter Reading Comprehension Passages & Printables

This reading comprehension resource contains ELEVEN winter-themed reading texts:

  • 4 fiction stories
  • 5 informational texts
  • 1 poem
  • 1 play/drama

Each text contains 2-4 printables with reading comprehension questions, reading skill practice, or writing activities that are common core aligned and text dependent.

Choose to use all of the reading comprehension or skill printables or pick and choose the ones that best fit your needs.

Answer keys are included if they are appropriate to the printable.

Fiction Story 1: Ski with Me

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Using Context Clues
  • Theme
  • Ski with Me, Mom! Narrative Point of View Prompt

Fiction Story 2: Snow Day

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Figurative Language
  • Character Traits

Fiction Story 3: See You Then!

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Identifying the Narrator
  • Summarizing

Fiction Story 4: Snowboarding Dilemma

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Problem/Solution (or Challenge/Resolution)
  • Summarizing Stories
  • Evaluating Wrong Summaries

Informational Text 1: Ice Fishing

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Picture This: Creating Visuals
  • Safety First: Creating a Safety Poster
  • Main Idea
  • Ice Fishing Vs. Regular Fishing : Compare and Contrast Writing Prompt

Informational Text 2: Avalanches

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Cause and Effect

Informational Text 3: Snowflakes

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Text Structure

Informational Text 4: Snow Globes

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Main Idea and Details

Informational Text 5: Extreme Winter Sports

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Text Structure
  • Persuasive Writing

Poem: From Up Here

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Summarizing
  • Point of View Writing Prompt

Play: Too Steep

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Exploring Setting
  • Character Feelings
  • Exploring Characters

About the Winter Digital Reading Activities

This winter reading resource is also included in a digital format for use with Google Slides.

The reading passages and activities are exactly the same as the printable version. However, they have been converted to an optimal digital format with text boxes.

Check out the preview video to see the digital winter reading activities.

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80 + Digital Versions
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