Reading Comprehension Worksheets for Grade 1

Our free printable reading comprehension worksheets for 1st grade don't just tell stories and inspire the imagination of your blossoming readers, but they playfully ignite their enthusiasm for learning about the little things they do or experience every day. While most of the questions require super-short answers, some do demand a little long – but not longer than a sentence – answers. With scads of stories for children to practice their comprehension skills with, these pdf resources will leave them thoroughly enriched.

These pdf worksheets are most recommended for students in grade 1.

CCSS: RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7

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Blue Skies and Blue Birds

A flock of robins and bluebirds make Taylor's first bird-watching experience rewarding. She loved it and wants to come back for more. Make the most of this printable story comprehension for grade 1. Find specific details and answer an open question as well.

Blue Skies and Blue Birds

Fall-Time Fun

Kate joins Luke to play in the pile of leaves that fell from the maple tree. On the count of three, they jump and the leaves blow into the air. Accompany Luke and Kate as they have some fall-time fun in this yet another fun reading comprehension pdf for 1st grade!

Fall-Time Fun

Flying a Kite

Few joys are sweeter than the joy of flying a kite for the first time! You were nervous for a while, but soon the wind lifted the kite high into the sky. Explore Hudson's first kite-flying experience and relate it with your own as you read through this story.

Flying a Kite

We Will Go to School

Today is a big day for Thomas, for he's going to school. Although he was a little scared, Miss Robin makes him feel better. Go through this printable reading comprehension passage for grade 1 and answer questions in writing the theme of the text and more.

We Will Go to School

Taking Turns

Hudson suggests he and Sam take turns to play checkers first and then tag. Sam has a smile on his face, for he thinks taking turns will be fun and fair. Teach kids about the importance of fair play in life as they skim through this comprehension passage and answer questions that follow.

Taking Turns