Comprehension Worksheets for Kids and Teens

Comprehension worksheets can help your child or teenager better understand what he or she reads. Most contain a reading passage along with questions to test your child's understanding. Review the following resources if your child or teenager could use extra comprehension practice at home.

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Super Teacher Worksheets for Grades 1-8

If your child is in first through eighth grade, then these free, printable worksheets can help increase his comprehension skills. The worksheets contain fiction or nonfiction reading passages, followed by multiple-choice and short answer comprehension questions. Answer keys are provided with each worksheet so you can check your child's answers and look for patterns in the types of questions he answered incorrectly. Additionally, if your child could use extra writing practice, look for the worksheets that contain an essay question or writing prompt.

RHL School's Middle School Reading Practice

Perfect for middle school students, the reading comprehension worksheets available here are specifically designed for kids in fourth through eighth grade. The worksheets aren't labeled by grade level because the type of worksheet you choose will depend on your child's ability level.

There are 12 volumes of worksheets available, ranging in topics from science to health to poetry, so you'll likely find a reading passage that appeals to your child's interests. Some of the worksheet titles will tell you exactly what skill the worksheet focuses on, such as how to draw conclusions or use context clues. At the very bottom of the page, you can find answer keys for all of the available worksheets.

Worksheets for All Levels at

Whether you have a first grader or a senior in high school, you can find comprehension practice worksheets at this site that are both challenging and appealing to your child or teen's interests. The worksheets are categorized by the length of the reading passage and the difficulty of the questions. Additionally, each section (beginning, intermediate and advanced) is further categorized into a low, medium or high range. The topics include short stories, informative texts, critical reading, role play and dual version. Answer keys are available for most of the worksheets.

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