Reading Comprehension Worksheets for Grade 2

Our free printable reading comprehension worksheets for grade 2 kids are effective in multiple ways. They make kids reading-fluent. They provide pleasure and profoundly inform. They teach great life lessons. Finally, they test children's reading skills with a wide range of questions. Aside from fostering independent reading skills, the pdfs also practice key skills like ordering events in a story, identifying the purpose of a text, matching causes to their effects, and more. An icing on the cake, there are questions on certain aspects of vocabulary, too. Experience a reading fiesta!

These pdf worksheets are ideal for 2nd grade students.

CCSS: RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3


Despite being birds, penguins can’t fly. They get around by waddling on their feet. That’s not all! Go through this exciting reading comprehension passage and practice writing the subject of the story and matching causes to effects.


Princess for a Day

Every girl is a princess to her mom. What if your mom gave you a crown, a wand, and a princess book so you could pretend to be a real princess, as happens to Carly. This part of our printable reading comprehension worksheets for grade 2 gets you dreaming!

Princess for a Day

Snow Day

For Maggie and her sister, the sudden spell of snow has brought twice the pleasure. The pleasure of playing in the snow and the pleasure of not going to school. Evaluate comprehension skills as kids sequence the events in order and answer questions.

Snow Day

The Great Hunter Cat

A series of futile pouncing attempts led Lucky the Kitten to the verge of despair. But his attempt with the stray candy wrapper did the trick! This reading comprehension worksheet pdf teaches kids to "keep at it until they make it".

The Great Hunter Cat

Winning Isn't Everything

Winning is important. But it's not everything in life. There are times when being nice to someone feels far better than winning. In this 2nd grade reading comprehension, write the purpose of the text, use a dialogue to understand the character, and more.

Winning Is Not Everything

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