Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Passages

Reading Passages, Questions & Answers - Kindergarten

Below you’ll find kindergarten reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers. These printable, elementary school worksheet activities include excerpts from short stories and books as well as high-interest information topics.

Homework

Elena loved school. She woke up early every morning and ate her breakfast quickly so she would never be late. Kindergarten was fun! Elena also loved to play with her baby sister after school. Maria slept late because she was little, so Elena had to wait until the afternoon to…

Ethan’s Bike Ride

Ethan sat on his bike. He held tight to the handlebars and pedaled fast. When he got to the end of the driveway, he turned around. He squeezed the brakes and stopped in front of Mom. “See? I never fall any more. Can I ride to the park on my…

Diana Visits the Farm

“Happy birthday to me!” Diana opened her eyes. It was very early, but her little brother Carl was already awake. Was it really Carl’s birthday? Diana went downstairs. Mom was making pancakes and decorating them with chocolate chips. Diana knew it really was Carl’s birthday because these pancakes were his favorite.…

The Elephant Ride

Nancy was excited. She could see bright red flags on top of a large tent just across the street. The circus was here! She held her dad’s hand as they crossed the street. Nancy wanted to run, but that wouldn’t be safe. Instead, she jumped up and down once they…

I Went Up One Pair of Stairs

Now I will tell you a joke; whatever I say to you, you must answer “Just like me.” Now we will begin. I went up one pair of stairs. Just like me. I went up two pair of stairs. Just like me. I turned myself round about. Just like me.…

Amanda’s First Day

Amanda was not happy. She held her father’s hand tightly. “It’s time to say goodbye, Amanda. Have fun with your new class,” Amanda’s father said. Amanda let go of her father’s hand. She looked at the ground. “I’m scared,” she whispered. “It will be okay. There’s your new teacher now.” Amanda…

Swara the Snow White Swan

Swara was a swan. Her feathers were as white as snow. She lived at the lake with her friends, the ducks and turtles.   All the ducks liked to splash and swim. Some even liked to dive head-first into the water and kick their orange feet into the air. The turtles…

A Week of Birthdays

Monday’s child is fair of face, Tuesday’s child is full of grace, Wednesday’s child is full of woe, Thursday’s child has far to go, Friday’s child is loving and giving, Saturday’s child works hard for its living, But the child that’s born on the Sabbath day Is bonny and blithe,…

Paul’s Birthday Surprise

Paul woke up feeling very happy. Today was his birthday. Paul was now five years old. At breakfast, Dad poured Paul some cereal into a bowl. Then he added a little milk. “See you later, Paul,” Dad said. Dad grabbed his lunch and ran out the door. Paul ate a…

The House That Jack Built

This is the house that Jack built. This is the malt That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the rat, That ate the malt That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the cat, That killed the rat, That ate the malt That lay in…