Reading Comprehension Worksheets for Grade 3

Our free printable 3rd grade reading comprehension worksheets make sure your children are well ahead of their peers in all aspects of reading. They will not only demonstrate a clear understanding of a text by referring explicitly to parts of it, they will also determine the meaning of new words and phrases using contextual clues. Let them consolidate reading with our massively stocked pdfs that include practice in recounting key details, categorizing, finding causes and effects, understanding characters, and matching. Experience how we help recalibrate your reading strategies!

These pdf worksheets are perfect for children in grade 3.

CCSS: RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.6

A Trip to the Aquarium

At the aquarium, Gabe saw yellow fish, blush fish, and orange fish – all brightly colored. Although Kevin dared him to grab a crab from an exhibit, he refused. This is a wonderful story that will nicely influence the young minds.

A Trip to the Aquarium

Cooking in the Kitchen

Grandpa showed David how to cook – step by step. His nervousness made way for joy when he took the first bite of the food. This part of our grade 3 reading comprehension worksheets is yummy! Sort sensory words, order events, and more.

Cooking in the Kitchen

Learning at the Library

Mrs. Willis has set Dylan a report-writing task. Extremely helpful, the librarian makes sure Dylan gets access to the right books. In this piece of reading comprehension, find the writer's purpose, look for a time-order word, and more.

Learning at the Library

Macaws

A vibrant, uniquely gifted bird, the macaw is on the wane. Before it's gone from the wild, something must be done to protect this beautiful bird. Explore this informational text pdf, and get used to matching causes to effects and more.

Macaws

The Gecko

Sometimes called lizards, geckos can acclimatize to every condition. From deserts to rainforests, they can thrive everywhere. Read this printable reading comprehension for 3rd grade and write what is special about geckos' color. Answer a sorting question.

The Gecko

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