Winter Reading Comprehension Passages with Questions for Upper Elementary

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Emily Gibbons The Literacy Nest
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This was perfect for virtual learning, it covered comprehension, grammar, and writing. Thank you so much!
These are nice, short passages that are simple enough for my 4th grader. He can concentrate on the comprehension questions. I like the added grammar portion to review those concepts.


Do you need meaningful reading comprehension with questions that are suitable for upper elementary students? This set of winter reading comprehension passages comes with 20 passages, vocabulary practice, short answer questions and open response questions. These reading passages are PERFECT for December, January and February. 

Your students will enjoy learning about winter themed topics as they practice important reading comprehension skills. These reading comprehension passages for winter will be a hit in your upper elementary classroom this winter! You can easily implement these into your classroom with the teacher directions that are included. 

Included with this Winter Reading Comprehension Pack:

  • 20 Reading Comprehension Passages, both fiction and non-fiction (topics related to winter months of December, January, and February)
  • Vocabulary Practice with adjectives, adverbs, verb tense, and nouns (concrete and abstract)
  • Short Answer Reading Comprehension Questions
  • Open Response Question

❤️Going digital?❤️ 

This product includes a Google Drive version of the passages with text boxes for distance learning. They are great for online tutoring. Simply make a copy and copy/paste the passage you need into a presentation to share with students.

Finding passages that cover essential reading comprehension skills and strategies that will benefit all of your students can be challenging. These twenty WINTER-themed reading passages are perfect for reading comprehension practice, all on one easy to use page!

Use these passages of winter reading comprehension with questions for:

✅Morning work

✅Small group reading


✅Literacy Centers

❤️Your students will become confident readers as they complete these activities. Plus, their vocabulary will improve with the vocabulary practice section. These reading comprehension with questions activities will help students with short answer questions AND open response questions. 

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What are teachers saying about these reading comprehension passages for winter?

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “My students loved completing these worksheets. They found each passage interesting and the questions very engaging. Thank you for your hard work :)” - Kay E.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “My students loved this resource for reading and writing practice. It was the perfect length of assignment for my students to feel confident and not overwhelmed.” - Meghan B.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I like the small reading passages.  The activities give you an opportunity to review grammar and comprehension.  I also like the last page where the students can make a connection to the text.  Thanks!” - A. S.

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