1st Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Welcome to our printable 1st grade reading comprehension resources! Give kids a glimpse of literature, and informative texts. Kids answer questions about key details in texts, retell stories, describe characters or settings, identify words that appeal to the senses, understand spoken words and look for reasons to support arguments. The reading comprehension worksheets feature stories, poems and informative passages carefully chosen to strike a chord with the tiny tots. Some of these pdfs are absolutely free of cost!

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Snails | Non-fiction

Despite being small creatures, snails are astonishing. This reading worksheet pdf on 'Snails' gives kids a hands-on experience with antonyms, free response and finding key details.

A Treat for Alice | Fiction

Alice is on cloud nine as Mommy has a treat in store for her. Give your child a head start on true/false, multiple choice and elicit responses on key details with this story reading comprehension worksheet.

A Monster From Long Ago | Non-fiction

Had the colossal T-Rex lived longer, it'd have been a different world. With this grade one reading practice, kids have a ball attempting some questions specified by common core standards for informational text.

The Ice Cream Truck | Poem

A cup of scrumptious ice cream on a hot day; sounds great, isn't it? this printable comprehension worksheet facilitates kids with an easy ride through certain words, phrases and questions on specific details.

Mother's Day | Poem

A child's life would be in peril, if it's not for Mommy dear! Answering questions about key details in the passage constitutes most of the worksheet following this delightful Mother's Day poem.

Animals in the Sky | Fiction

Have you ever observed the clouds and their changing shapes? Join Josh and Katie and have fun looking for animals in the clouds. The printable helps refine skills in comprehending the vital ideas in the text.

They're Coming | Fiction

With stories of Zonians, David holds Kurt and Adam spellbound and I'm sure the kids are going to love the story too. MCQ, T/F and specific detail questions have been included to test comprehension.

A Hot Air Balloon | Fiction

How about a trip in the hot air balloon? Ride on with Gabe and enjoy the perfect trip. In this reading comprehension handout, kids are expected to answer a variety of questions.

School Carnival | Fiction

This is a greatly nostalgic article which kids will enjoy. Here, along with MCQ and open response, the child gets an insight into sequencing; all of which form the core of literature standards set for grade 1.

A Treasure Hunt | Fiction

Let's follow the clues with the kid and hunt the treasure. Help your kids give their best shot with specific details and open response questions, using this printable reading passage worksheet.

Look and See | Poem

In this beautiful poem, the child is thrilled as every time she looks, she finds something new. This reading comprehension pdf contains basic questions and an exercise to practice plural nouns.

Emma Reads a Book

When was the last time you read a book? In this reading comprehension for grade 1, Emma does a good job reading a book, and Mom treats her to a cookie. Practice sorting words, looking for details, and more.

A Family Picnic

How often do you go on a family picnic? Enjoy the fun with Jane and Nate as they are out at the park on a family picnic with Mom and Dad. Questions in this printable comprehension passage include filling in the blanks, MCQs, and more.

Planting a Seed

Grandpa and Kip make holes in the grass and put the seeds in. Happiness will prevail when the seeds would grow into beautiful flowers. Read the passage, and get some hands-on experience in finding specific details and more.