Reading Comprehension Worksheets for Grade 5

Our free, printable 5th grade reading comprehension worksheets stand out with their versatility, accessibility, and ability to educate young students. From determining the meaning of academic and domain-specific words to identifying the text type to practicing writing the main idea shared by multiple texts, there's little that we leave undiscussed. Sequence the events in order, give insight into a character's change of mind, frame sentences, and more. The texts cover an exciting range of informational texts and inspirational stories. Read and explore!

These pdf reading worksheets are most recommended for students in grade 5.

CCSS: RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.10

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Chesapeake Bay

America’s biggest estuary and home to many types of fish and shellfish, Chesapeake Bay is historically, geographically, and naturally important. This 5th grade reading comprehension pdf has all the details you wish to gather about Chesapeake Bay.

Chesapeake Bay

A Christmas Worth Remembering

Although not happy about the idea, Hector finds the visit to the homeless shelter greatly interesting. He learns that not every child is as blessed and fortunate as he is. Find the main theme, select members of a group, write the type of text, and more.

A Christmas Worth Remembering

History of Thanksgiving

Think of Thanksgiving, and you think of eating your fill, playing football to your heart's content, and spending quality time with family. This fun and informative reading comprehension pdf worksheet for 5th grade digs deep into a most loved American festival.

History of Thanksgiving

New York Subway

Not only has the New York City Subway become more expensive over the years, it has expanded its service areas. It's a classic example of how sweet the rewards of hard work can be. Find an incorrect detail. Give examples of how the subway has changed.

New York Subway

No More Fear

This printable reading passage for grade 5 gives a blow-by-blow account of Callie's flight across the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. There's fear, but soon there's no more fear. Find which of the several meanings of a word suits the context, and more.

No More Fear