Robby Robin is a very friendly bird. He loves to sing, but sometimes it gets him into trouble. Students will read the passage and answer follow-up questions about the vocabulary, the theme, and the details.
Reading Comprehension Passage
by Elizabeth Trach
Reading Comprehension Questions
Each of the vocabulary words below are used in the reading passage. As you read the passage, pay attention to context clues that suggest the word’s meaning.
Using context clues from the sentences in the passage, underline the correct meaning of the word in boldface.
1) “His song was cheerful, but not everyone liked it.”
a. loud b. curious c. joyful d. popular
2) “Sometimes when he found a juicy worm, he was so excited that he began to sing.”
a. very tired b. confused c. distracted d. very happy
3) "I think you have a lovely voice," said Melody.”
a. appealing b. annoying c. scratchy d. quiet
4) “She sang high notes that blended with Robby's lower notes.”
a. contrasted b. fought c. mixed d. covered
5) “Robby and Melody spent every afternoon together singing duets for the other birds.”
a. songs sung by two birds b. a song sung by one bird c. silly songs d. slow songs