Reading Comprehension For 1st Graders - Quizzes and Flashcards

Easy-to-use flashcards, quizzes, and slideshow 1st grade reading comprehension worksheets.

Reading comprehension for 1st graders is a stepping stone to creating confident and proficient early readers in our classrooms. These activities are designed to be used in your classroom or home as part of your reading comprehension strategies to make planning reading sessions easier. They teach children about sequencing events, how to take information from the text to ask and answer questions, contain common high-frequency words for first graders, and there are a few factoid flashcards at the end of All About Insects.

1st grade reading comprehension worksheets

1st Grade Common Core Standards for Literacy and Informational Texts

Our reader-level D-F first-grade reading comprehension worksheets work on the following Common Core Standards.

  • CCSS RL.1.1, CCSS RL.1.2, CCSS RL.1.4, and CCSS RL.1.7.
  • CCSS RI.1.1, CCSS RI.1..2, CCSS RI.1.4, and CCSS RI.1.7.

Topics: asking and answering questions about key details in a text, using the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas, asking and answering questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text, etc.

1st Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets with Quiz & Flashcards

These reading comprehension worksheets are designed for students at a first-grade reading level from D-F. At the end of each reading comprehension worksheet, there are story-specific flashcards and a short quiz. At the end of Sally’s Birthday, there is a drop-and-drag quiz to work on story sequencing.

My Senses Short Reading Comprehension Story, Flashcards & Quiz - D

Simply scroll down to read the story and click the right button to move on to the next page.

Humans have five senses.

They help you learn about the world around you.

Sight is one of your five senses.

It helps you to see.

Sight helps you to read books.

What do you like to read?

Smell is one of your five senses.

It helps you to smell.

Smell helps you to smell yummy cookies!

What smells do you like? What smells do you not like?

Taste is one of your five senses.

Your tastebuds and tongue help you to taste.

Taste helps you to taste yummy pizza!

What is your favorite food?

Sound is one of your five senses.

Your ears help you to hear the world around you.

Sound helps you to hear music!

What can you hear?

Touch is one of your five senses.

Your hands and body help you to touch.

Touch helps you to feel soft things!

What do you like to touch?

My Senses Reading Comprehension Standard-Based Flashcards

These flashcards are designed to be used on an electronic device. They have story-specific keywords from each story and are grouped into reading level D. You can use them to go over specific high-frequency words and vocabulary to complete the sentences. Simply flip the flashcard over, and get the answer.

Reading Comprehension My Senses Question Quiz

Read through the story and try out our quiz. Got a question wrong? Don't worry. Just press reset, and the question will start over.

My _____ helps me to smell.

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My ____ and body help me to touch.

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I have ______ senses.

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Sally’s Birthday Short Reading Comprehension Story, Flashcards & Quiz - E

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Today is Sally’s birthday!

Sally is seven years old.

She is excited for her birthday party!

First, she is going to put on her new party dress.

Then she is going to open her presents.

After her family is going to come over.

And bring more presents!

She is going to play lots of games.

And eat birthday cake!

What a fun day!

What do you like to do on your birthday?

Sally’s Birthday Reading Comprehension Standard-Based Flashcards - E

These flashcards are designed to be used on an electronic device. They have story-specific keywords from each story and are grouped into reading level E. You can use them to go over specific high-frequency words and vocabulary to complete the sentences. Simply flip the flashcard over, and get the answer.

Reading Comprehension Sally’s Birthday Question Quiz

Read through the story and try out our quiz. Got a question wrong? Don't worry. Just press reset, and the question will start over.

She is going to play lots of _______.

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Sally is going to eat _________ cake.

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Her family is going to come ________.

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Sally’s Birthday Drag & Drop Sequencing Quiz

Practice sequencing events with this drop-and-drag quiz for browsers. Drag the number to the sentences.

Drag and drop the number to the correct sentence to order the story events.

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First, she is going to put on her new party dress.

drop one card here

Then she is going to open her presents.

drop one card here

After her family is going to come over.

drop one card here

All About Insects Short Reading Comprehension Story, Flashcards & Quiz - F

Simply scroll down to read the story and click the right button to move on to the next page.

The children are in the yard.

What can they see?

They are going to look for insects!

They see a honey bee.

It is black and yellow and buzzes.

They see an ant.

It is black and very fast.

They see a butterfly,

It is pretty and flies.

They see a ladybug,

It is red with black spots.

They see a spider.

It is fat with long legs.

They see a beetle.

It is small and black.

What insects can you find in the yard?

All About Insects Reading Comprehension Standard-Based Flashcards

These flashcards are designed to be used on an electronic device. They have story-specific keywords from each story and are grouped into reading level F. You can use them to go over specific high-frequency words and vocabulary to complete the sentences. Simply flip the flashcard over, and get the answer.

Reading Comprehension All About Insects Question Quiz

Read through the story and try out our quiz as part of your guided reading strategies. Got a question wrong? Don't worry. Just press reset, and the question will start over.

A honey bee is _____________.

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An ant is black and very ______.

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A ladybug is red with black _______.

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Did you know? Flashcard Factoids

Flip the flashcard and learn about insects.