32 Reading Comprehension Strategies Worksheets

December 11, 2022

32 Reading Comprehension Strategies Worksheets

Are you teaching Second Grade Story Elements and looking for engaging graphic organizers and accompanying mentor texts? Then look no further!

You will absolutely love these no prep 32 Literacy Lessons with Step-by-Step directions! This is the the perfect resource to use in writing lessons,

writing centers, writer’s workshop and literacy centers. These no prep writing activities are also ideal for emergency sub plans!

32 Reading Comprehension Strategies Worksheets

This pack consists of fiction reading activities that include a story elements graphic organizer based on each reading comprehension strategy. This resoure is based on mentor texts, digital narrative links, engaging graphic organizers,

informational writing graphic organizers and much more! Reading comprehension is key to the Science of Reading and fostering critical thinking skills!


Suitable for:

  • First Grade
  • Second Grade
  • Third Grade (review/support)

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32 Reading Comprehension Strategies Worksheets

32 Reading Comprehension Strategies Worksheets

This 110 page resource consists of the following literacy lessons and activities:

1. Teachers Notes: All About The Resource

2. Lesson 1

3. Character Profile Graphic Organizer

4. Lesson 2

5. Word Families Sort

6. Lesson 3

7. Lesson 4

9. Before-During-After Reading Questions

9. Lesson 5

10. ABC Order

11. Lesson 6

12. Lesson 7

13. My Favorite Part… (UK & US versions available)

14. Lesson 8

15. Mumbo Jumbo Sentences (building proper sentences)

16. Lesson 9

17. Lesson 10

18. Retell the Story (sequencing B-M-E)

19. Lesson 11

20. Brainstorm

21. Lesson 12

22. Lesson 13

23. Write a letter to the author

24. Lesson 14

25. I Wonder…

26. Lesson 15

27. Design the World’s Healthiest Sandwich!

28. Lesson 16

29. Lesson 17

30. Procedural Writing (framework provided)

31. Lesson 18

32. Lesson 19

33. Story Map

34. Lesson 20

35. This Reminds Me Of…

36. Lesson 21

37. Lesson 22

38. Self-to-Text-Connection

39. Lesson 23

40. Brainstorm Sort (ie and igh words)

41. Lesson 24

42. Lesson 25

43. Story Sequencing

44. Lesson 26

45. Compare and Contrast (2 characters)

46. Lesson 27

47. Lesson 28

48. Write a New Blurb!

49. Lesson 29

50. Design a New Book Cover!

51. Lesson 30

52. Lesson 31

53. I Can Visualize (US and UK versions available)

54. Lesson 32


32 Reading Comprehension Strategies Worksheets

We love children’s literature created by great authors and illustrators! All 32 lessons are based on the following texts which we use as mentor texts:


  • Clark the Shark
  • Chester‘s Way
  • Snappsy the Alligator
  • Arnie the Doughnut
  • When a Dragon Moves In
  • Carla’s Sandwich
  • A Bad Casof Stripes
  • Enemy Pie
  • Harry the Dirty Dog
  • Hey, That’s My Monster
  • Me and My Cat? (sight words)



This resource also consists of the following literacy activities:

  • My Reading Response Booklet’ with front cover page and 6 reader response activities
  • 10 differentiated Recount Writing Templates with embedded editing checklists
  • 6 Information Report templates
  • 4 assorted Procedural Wing templates
  • 5 Reading Comprehension Strategy Posters for a visually appealing Reading Center or Bulletin Board


32 Reading Comprehension Strategies Worksheets


32 Reading Comprehension Strategies Worksheets

Core aligned reading comprehension skills covered in this resource:

  • Summarizing
  • Sequencing
  • Inferencing
  • Comparing and contrasting
  • Drawing conclusions
  • Self-questioning (wonderment)
  • Problem-solving
  • self-to-text connection (prior background knowledge/experience)
  • personal opinion (identifying favorite part)


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Looking for fairy tale printables? Check these resources:


Jack and the Beanstalk

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You may also be interested in these classic mentor text units too:

A Bad Case of Stripes

Arnie the Doughnut

No More Noisy Nights

Clark the Shark

The Empty Pot

Snappsy the Alligator

Hey, That’s My Monster

Chester’s Way

Enemy Pie

Carla’s Sandwich

Henry Holt Takes To The Ice

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