Understanding Text Worksheets To Print:
Little Red Riding Hood –
Read the classic story. Answer the questions. Circle the correct answer. Make sure you don't blow the house down.
Search For a Nest – Cut
and paste the pictures in the correct box order. Make sure the order follows the story you are trying to get across.
Cats – A poem about felines. A classic poem that many people will enjoy.
Mickey and Mack – Use
the picture as inspiration for this one. Make sure to think before you begin to write anything.
Cat – Fill in the blanks to complete the sentences. The complete sentences will help you make sense of the message this worksheet put forth.
Alex and the
Ants – Alex the Anteater is actually afraid if ants. He must be one hungry guy!
Monsters – The story of Grob, Slink, and Flub. Those don't sound like monster names.
On the Go!
– Complete the story of the never ending Rover. Rover is always on the go.
Lily can't fly, she only has one Ladybug wing. I see a lot of circles in her future.
– This is an entertaining work of nonfiction. These creatures are awesome!
Interpret the poem about jumping. The lost art of temporary flight.
Day – All about this October holiday and why we celebrate it.
Tips for Reading New Texts
You will have to read a lot of new texts in your educational path. It is best to get yourself prepared in advance. Here are some tips to help you read and comprehend any new text like a pro.
Understand What You Are Reading
New texts can be quite difficult to understand if you are already struggling with your reading skills. Before you jump to improving your reading skills, you must focus on where you struggle. You should know why you stumble and what makes you lose interest in reading. In order to know your flaws, you should experiment with different types of texts. Take out some difficult texts from newspapers, novels, books, etc. Start reading the text and notice when your attention flies away. You will start to note a pattern. If your attention diverts after every ten minutes, try to increase that time for the next read. Make yourself focus a few minutes more. Once you can control this, try increasing the time afterward. Improvement will take time so you should remain patient with the process.
You might also face problems related to the material of the text. The text may contain not very interesting stuff with difficult wordings. That will require even more hard work from your side.
Improve Your Vocabulary
Many times a person loses interest in reading because the words are too difficult. Learn some new words to make sure that the lack of vocabulary does not hinder your reading experience. You can also make flashcards of all the words that you do not know and then find out their meaning.
Read for Fun
You can start reading for fun in order to improve your reading comprehension skills. The only way you can improve is through practice. Use the books or comprehensions that interest you so that it does not feel like a chore.