Reading Comprehension : Preschool and Kindergarten English Language Arts Worksheets

This page contains all our printable worksheets in section Reading Comprehension of Preschool and Kindergarten English Language Arts. As you scroll down, you will see many worksheets for nursery rhymes, pictures and illustrations, begin to read, answer questions about text, retell key details, using context for clues, parts of a book, authors, and illustrators, grade level reading, characters, setting, and events, types of text, stories, poems, and more.

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Begin to Read

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Let’s Build a Snowman!


Emergent Reader Booklet. Read the text and draw the matching pictures.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Begin to Read


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Scary Spider


This is an 'Emergent Reader Booklet' . Read a short story about a scary spider and draw the matching pictures.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Begin to Read


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Silly Piglets


This is an emergent reader booklet. Read the short story about two silly piglets and draw the matching pictures.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Begin to Read


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Reading Time


Read the story about Jack and Ben. Then answer the questions.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Begin to Read


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

After School Activities


Read a sentence in each box. Circle the matching picture.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Begin to Read


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Reading Comprehension


Bob the Bear loves to ride his new tricycle.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Begin to Read


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Emergent Reader Text


Read a story about two friends and answer the related questions.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Begin to Read


Answer Questions about Text

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Comprehension : Flowers


Read about the flowers. Then write the correct answers.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Answer Questions about Text


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Cpmprehension : My Pets


Read a paragraph about the pets and answer the questions.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Answer Questions about Text


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Tigers


Read or listen to the text about tigers. Answer the related questions.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Answer Questions about Text


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Mammals


Read or listen to the text about mammals. Then answer the related questions.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Answer Questions about Text


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Groundhog Day


Let's find out what Mr. Punxsutawney Phil is up to.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Answer Questions about Text


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Busy Bees


All the bees in the colonies work together as a team for the good of the hive.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Answer Questions about Text


Retell Key Details

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Making Inferences


Read a story story about Billie and his sister. Then write about what you think they will do.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Main Idea and Supporting Details


Little puppies are cute, but need special care everyday.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Finding the Main Idea


Read the passage about elephants. Determine the main idea and write it in the center of the web. Write one detail in each of the other boxes.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Octopuses


Underline the main idea of the text. Then, write down four important details that you learned about octopuses in the boxes.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Jessie’s Garden


Read a story about Jessie's garden. Answer the related questions and retell the story through the use of order of events pictures. (Cut and paste activity)

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Busy Day at the Barn


Kindergarteners love cut and paste time. Here's another one for you!

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Presenting Mr. Fido


Retell the story about Mr. Fido through the use of order of events pictures. (Cut and Glue Activity)

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Hungry Jacob


Jacob is really hungry and can't wait to eat his lunch.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Making Inferences


Circle the correct sentence that describes what is happening in each picture

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Pizza Anyone?


Americans sure do love pizza!

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Retell Key Details


Using Context for Clues

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Winter Time


The author doesn't like the dull and gloomy winter season, but he sure has a list of things he likes to do around that time.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Using Context for Clues


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Fun With Words


Determine the correct meaning of each made-up word by using the context clues around the words.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Using Context for Clues


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Soccer Time


Read each sentence carefully and circle the word that means the same thing as the underlined word.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Using Context for Clues


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Hibernation


Read the text about hibernation and determine the meaning of unknown words.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Using Context for Clues


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

It’s Cold Out There!


Read the text about ice houses or Igloos. Then determine the meaning of unknown words using the context clues around those words.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Using Context for Clues


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Picture and Word Clues


Determine the meaning of the underlined words by looking at the pictures and clues around the word itself.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Using Context for Clues


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Find the Meanings


Determine the meaning of unknown words by looking at the pictures and clues around the word itself.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Using Context for Clues


Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Author vs Illustrator


Read a short story about Erika's Silly Kitten to find out what it is up to.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

A Book About Ladybugs


Practice identifying the author's and illustrator's work.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Chinese Recipe Book


Practice identifying the author and illustrator of the book.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Parts of a Book


Practice identifying parts of a book. Cut and glue the labels where they belong.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Parts of a Book


Just laminate the printable and use it as a classroom wall poster or mini personal poster for students' desks.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

I Love Reading Books!


Cut the labels and glue them on the book where they belong.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Reading Is Fun!


Determine which picture shows the front cover, title page, and back cover of the book.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Parts of a Book


Practice Identifying different parts of a book.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Fun in the Snow


Charles was done with his homework and had nothing else to do. Do you think his mom will let him go outside to play in the snow?

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Molly’s Toy Collection


Molly has the biggest collection of toys among her friends.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Author, Illustrator, or Reader


A Cut and paste activity. Students will learn what authors, illustrators, and readers do.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Author and Illustrator Posters


This great classroom resource contains 2 colorful wall posters. 1 Author Poster and 1 Illustrator Poster

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Pictures Vs Words


Pick up the pencil and few crayons. Be an illustrator and draw the images/pictures in the frames. Be creative with your words and write a sentence about each picture; like an author.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Parts of a Book, Authors, and Illustrators


Pictures and Illustrations

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Comprehension


Look at the pictures. Write the words from the word box to complete the sentences.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Pictures and Illustrations


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Comprehension


Read the poem and answer the questions.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Pictures and Illustrations


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Write the Main Idea


Write the main idea that best represents each set of pictures.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Pictures and Illustrations


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Details and the Main Idea


Circle the details that represent the picture. Then draw a line under the sentence that explains the main idea.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Pictures and Illustrations


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Rainy Day


Based on the story; color, cut and glue the pictures in correct order.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Pictures and Illustrations


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Hopping Good Lunch!


Freddie Frog had a big lunch and got plenty of food that he had to call his family over for dinner.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Pictures and Illustrations


Characters, Setting, and Events

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

So Much to Eat!


Recall the key facts from the story to answer the questions.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Characters, Setting, and Events


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Party Time


It's time for Molly Cow's birthday party!

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Characters, Setting, and Events


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

The Math Test


Ruth had to miss her favorite TV show because she has a math test this Friday.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Characters, Setting, and Events


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Kitty Cat’s Dinner


After a long day at work, it was upsetting for hungry and tired Kitty Cat to find out that the leftover sandwich from yesterday was spoiled.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Characters, Setting, and Events


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Frog and Toad


Meet Mr. Lazy Toad and Mr. Tidy Frog.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Characters, Setting, and Events


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Nikki and Tina


Read a story about two friends. Use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast them.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Characters, Setting, and Events


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Zeke and Roger


Zeke likes pizza, but Roger prefers chicken tacos. They still had a good time surfing the waves and building a huge sandcastle at the beach.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Characters, Setting, and Events


Types of Text, Stories, Poems

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Reading Time


Cut, sort, and glue fiction and non-fiction books in the appropriate columns.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Types of Text, Stories, Poems


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

What’s the Difference?


Cut and Glue Activity. Learn the difference between fiction and non-fiction texts.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Types of Text, Stories, Poems


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Sort it out (Fiction and Non-Fiction)


Sort the book titles and glue them on the correct page.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Types of Text, Stories, Poems


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Time to Rise


Time to rise and shine!

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Types of Text, Stories, Poems


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Rain


Read the poem and answer the questions.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Types of Text, Stories, Poems


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Halloween Night


Erika is very excited and can’t wait for the Halloween night tomorrow.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Types of Text, Stories, Poems


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Great Chef


Vivian makes the best pancakes!

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Types of Text, Stories, Poems


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

I love Reading


Joseph loves reading books about animals and bugs. What kind of books do you like reading?

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Types of Text, Stories, Poems


Grade Level Reading

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Amazing Ants


Ants can get annoying and irritating sometimes, but they sure are quite amazing.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Grade Level Reading


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

I Love Cats


Finding the perfect pet can be a big decision. Read the text and decide for yourself.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Grade Level Reading


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Root Vegetables


Write two reasons the author provides that supports the idea that root vegetables are good for you.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Grade Level Reading


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Camels


Camels are unique looking and very interesting mammals.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Grade Level Reading


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Recycling the Plastic


Read the text about how plastic is recycled to your students. Encourage them to ask and answer the questions about the text, followed by the activities.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Grade Level Reading


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Sammy Spider


Read the text about Sammy Spider to your students. Encourage them to ask and answer the questions about the text . Then complete the following exercises.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Grade Level Reading


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Billy and Miley


Compare the personality of Billy the happy dog and Miley the grumpy little kitten.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Grade Level Reading


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Cooking time!


Read instructions on how to fry and boil an egg. Now based on the instructions, compare and contrast the two methods.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Grade Level Reading


Nursery Rhymes

Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars ( Nursery Rhyme ) Poster


Encourage students to read the poem out loud.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Hickory Dickory Dock - Sequencing


Cut the sentences into different strips from the first page. Glue them on the next page in the correct sequence.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Word Maze - Hickory Dickory Dock


Help Maggie Mouse run up the clock. Draw a path by coloring/stamping the words from the nursery rhyme.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Hickory Dickory Dock - Nursery Rhyme


Read the nursery rhyme aloud.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Rhyming is Fun - Humpty Dumpty


Practice writing rhyming words.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Humpty Dumpty - ABC Order


Cut and glue the words in ABC order.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Humpty Dumpty - Alphabet Puzzle


Put the Humpty back together: Cut the puzzle into five strips (A - E). Glue them in correct order on a separate sheet/construction paper.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Humpty Dumpty


Encourage students to read the nursery rhyme aloud.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Baa Baa Black Sheep - Unscramble the Words


Unscramble the words from the nursery rhyme.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Sheep ( Baa Baa Black Sheep )


Color the picture and write about the sheep using the words from the word wheel.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Baa Baa Black Sheep - Reading Comprehension


After reading the nursery rhyme, students should be able to answer the simple questions on the worksheet.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Baa Baa Black Sheep


Encourage students to read the poem and color the pictures at the bottom.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars : Beginning Blends


Beginning blends (phonics) practice worksheet.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars ( Worksheet # 3 )


Search for the words from the rhyme in this word search worksheet.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars ( Worksheet # 2)


Students will write the rhyming words and answer the questions from the nursery rhyme.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star ( Worksheet # 1 )


Color the picture and fill in the blanks using words from the word bank.

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes


Worksheet: Preschool and Kindergarten

Word Hunt - Hickory Dickory Dock


Circle or stamp the words from the nursery rhyme "Hickory Dickory Dock".

Category:  Reading Comprehension     Nursery Rhymes