Browse reading comprehension worksheets grouped by grade (k-12), along with worksheets that fit ESL students and adults.
Free to use
All worksheets and tests are free to use, and are both printable and accessible online.
Our quizzes and tests include a variety of questions that assess the comprehension. The types of questions you should expect to see in our worksheets include:
Questions on central message, lesson or moral
Cause and effect comprehension
Identifying chronological order
Summarizing (usually with written responses)
Identifying the author's point of view
Understanding figurative language
Identifying intent and conclusions
Answering questions with evidence (usually with written responses)
Identifying a problem and solution described in the text
Identifying the main topic and key ideas
Facts vs. opinions inference
K - 12 comprehension worksheets
1st grade reading comprehension worksheets
To improve reading comprehension, first graders must have a strong foundation of reading skills. This includes being able to recognize the parts of a sentence, having phonological awareness, the ability to apply word analysis skills, and the ability to read with some measure of fluency and accuracy. This is practiced in our first grade quizzes.
Essentially, the reading comprehension worksheets for ESL, SPED and adults are taken from our database of k-12 worksheets, so you might find some duplications if you already used the above worksheets. However, these categories have their own unique features as explained for each one below
ESL reading comprehension worksheets
ESL reading comprehension exercises include worksheets that do not discuss or assume any specific culture origin nor any history topics that may be sensitive to different people around the world
SPED reading comprehension exercises include pieces of texts that are easier to digest, more generic, and do not trigger emotionality. It's not science, so we keep updating this section based on users' input.
The reading comprehension exercises for adults include worksheets that discuss non-childish topics and are more likely to trigger the interest of an adult. This description is more accurate as you choose a higher grade level.