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Fiction Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions (Print & Digital)

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Fiction reading comprehension practice is engaging for students and no-prep for you with this print and digital resource! Students will love reading these high-interest, original passages and answering the accompanying comprehension questions. This resource makes a great addition to a fiction unit or to use for test prep anytime during the year!

Each of the 6 short stories includes 3 questions covering a variety of comprehension and word analysis skills. The passages are written approximately at a fourth grade level.

You'll receive TWO versions of the fiction passages and questions:

  • a digital, self-checking set of 18 task cards hosted on Boom Learning℠. These are completely online - no printing, cutting, or laminating! Students will practice TEI skills like drag-and-drop and selecting answer choices!
  • a multiple choice printable PDF with one passage per page - and a BONUS question for each since I had a little extra room! Answer keys are included.

Skills covered include:

  • making predictions
  • drawing conclusions/making inferences
  • identifying the conflict/solution
  • identifying cause and effect relationships
  • summarizing events
  • identifying sensory words
  • identifying the theme
  • identifying the narrator
  • identifying the genre
  • locating “right there” answers
  • using knowledge of context clues, synonyms, root words and affixes, multiple-meaning words, and dictionary skills

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Recommended Grade Levels: 3, 4, 5

Number of Pages: 13

Number of Boom Cards: 18

Supported Standards: Virginia English SOL 4.4 and 4.5

What Teachers Are Saying:

"This is a great resource that I have been able to use with my students and will continue to use as a review with my students to help prepare for the SOLS and something that they can successfully do independently." - Jill

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