5th Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets. A collection of reading passages and questions for 5th graders. Literature Circle and Book Club Worksheets. Reading worksheets for all grade levels. Animal Articles. This collection of 3rd through 5th grade reading comprehension passages features articles about many different species of animals. These are tough questions to answer because there are as many types of short stories as there are types of novels. There are long short stories, short short stories, simple short stories, and complex short stories. Still, if you want to write a short story, here are five steps to help you get started: 1. Read Short Stories
This page features 20 of my favorite short stories with questions.These reading activities are perfect for classroom use. Written by some of the greatest authors in history, these stories are short enough to cover in a single class period, and rich enough to warrant study. Students examine story elements and vocabulary associated with mystery stories through Directed Learning–Thinking Activities and then track these features as they read mystery books from the school or classroom library. Several activities at the Millennium Mystery Madness website, plus a story map project, add to their understanding and appreciation of the mystery genre. Students plan their ...
Stories on Values is an endearing and beautiful collection of short stories written by children, as selected entries from the Human Values Foundation’s annual Stories on Values competition. The Human Values Foundation has kindly made these available to republish here so as to reach a wider audience with these endearing and important lessons. Fruitcake -- A Sweet Christmas Treat (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability) The Sounds, Scents, and Stories of Christmas (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability) Planning for Christmas (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability) "Silent Night"- A Christmas Carol (Short Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability) Spanish Compras de Navidad (grade 3) A collection of 30 stories and adventures for advanced reader in Grade 5 and 6. It promotes hours of fun reading. This book helps to build students' skills for reading complex text as required in the Common Core State Standards
A story element activity that asks students to read short passages and write down the problem and the solution. Grade Levels: 2nd and 3rd Grade, 4th and 5th Grade, Grades K-12 • If a story goes back and forth in time, have students tell the story sequentially. This will help them see that flashbacks are an effective literary mechanism. • Rewrite a story as a folktale or fairy tale, change poetry to prose, or make a short story into a play. These activities will give students insights into different genres.