Third Grade Reading Comprehension

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Grade 3 Reading Comprehension Printables


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What are these?

  1. American Revolution (NEW!)
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Buffalo of the Great Plains
  4. Butterflies
  5. Dallas Cowboys (NEW)
  6. Christopher Columbus
  7. Crickets
  8. Harriet Tubman (NEW)
  9. Rainbows (NEW)
  10. Raisins (NEW)
  11. Sequoyah
  12. Silk Road
  13. T-Rex
  14. The Flu
These printables are two-page ./pdfs. The first page is a relevant reading comprehension passage about a topic of interest. The second page is a list of five-ten multiple choice questions for the passage designed to mirror those that might be found on state mandated standardized tests. Answer sheets are also available. These sheets can be printed and distributed by teachers or parents to their students on an unlimited basis as long as the logo remains intact. For all other users, including for standardized tests, please see terms of use below.

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