6th Grade Comprehension Worksheets To Print:
On the Journey -
Base your thought process on this poem. Read the poem and then respond to the series of questions.
- This is a nice guided reading journal item for you. What happens in the story play or poem? On a separate sheet of paper, write how it begins,
a few key details about how the story and theme are developed, and how it ends.
Assigned Text -
This one helps you get a little more focused. It is time to explore the main idea, theme, and tone of something you have already read.
Reading Poetry -
This is a guided poem reading body of work. This works off of a poem that your teacher has picked for you.
The New Father - See
if you can catch on to where this is and is going? The opening of a novel sets the tone for the story,
and gives you an idea of the characters, setting, etc. The passage
below is the opening of a novel. Read the passage. Then answer
- How does the speaker of the poem feel like he has been split into
How the Camel
Got His Hump - What does the term "scrutiatingly idle" mean? We encourage students with a few context based questions.
of Two Cities - What do you think the Dickens is trying to say
in the first sentence by pairing together so many opposites to describe
the time in which his story takes place?
Mill - What is going on in the first stanza? Explain the line,
"A sin without pardon."
Whale - Who is the narrator of the story? What is his point
of view in the story? This is a long one composed of six pages and an answer sheet.
a Seal - Why are the boy and his father hunting seals? We ask for longer than normal written responses from students here.
- This poem uses the details of the tyger to evoke larger, more
abstract questions in the reader.