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Reading and Comprehension Practice
This page was last updated on: August 1, 2012
Reading Practice -- Skills in Context
Maine Black Bear --  Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 5.0
Bess
Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 0.0
Rhyming Words 
Antonyms
Question (literal) 
Question (literal) 
Subjects
Antonyms 
Question (inference)
PAPER AND PENCIL WORK
Activity # 1   (Literal Comprehension - Read and answer 4 questions -      (Flash 5)
Activity # 2   (Following Simple Directions -      (Flash 5)
HELPFUL SITES TO SUPPORT READING
Marilee's Picture Book Links
Reading Activity 2 -- Penguin Theme - Read and answer questions about the story.   (Flash 7)
1. A Special Bird
2. Just How Tall is a Penguin?
3.  What Does a Penguin Eat?
4.  How Do Penguins Take Care of Their Young?
5. How Does a Penguin Keep Warm?
6.  More About Penguins
Reading Activity #3 -- Cando Theme - Read and answer questions about the story.   (Flash 7)  Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level 2.8
Cando Does His Chores  -- Comprehension -- Mostly literal - Recall
Quiz # 2       A different set of questions about the story.
Paper and Pencil Activity # 1    -- Making Inferences - Predicting   
Paper and Pencil Activity # 2    -- Reading a Graph and answering questions
                         The Graph         The Questions  
Paper and Pencil Activity # 3    -- Chronological Order   
Mixed Comprehension Activities
Information   -- Fact or Opinion?  --     (Flash 7)
Activity # 1   -- What is a fact?  -- multiple choice - 10 questions -- results page   (Flash 7)
<a href="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer">Flash Required</a>
Flash Required
Practice with antonyms -- words from the story
antonym # 1     antonym# 2        antonym# 3
Activity # 2   -- Fact or Opinion?  -- multiple choice - 10 questions -- results page   (Flash 7)
Activity # 3   -- Fact or Opinion?  -- Practice with fact or opinion -- like a paper pencil activity   (Flash 7)
Page 1        Page 2       Page 3        Page 4        Page 5
Activity # 4   -- Word Analogies           --          (Flash 7)
Starfall.com      --Games and Reading Activities -- A good site and Free
Activity # 5   -- Word Analogies           --          (Flash 7)
Activity # 6   -- Statement or Question -- Info and activity -- Columbus Theme   (Flash 7)
Activity # 7  -- Following Directions - Logic -- Thanksgiving Theme --    (Flash 7)
Reading Activity #4 -- Thanksgiving Theme - Read and answer questions about the story.   (Flash 7)
A Thanksgiving Story  --  Mostly Literal - Recall  -- Sound buttons for some of the words
A Thanksgiving Story --  Same story as above but on paper 
Reading Activity #5 -- Maine Theme -   (Flash 7)
Activity # 1 -- Multiple Choice -- 10 questions --- Read  information and choose a picture to go with it.  
Activity # 2 -- Read and Answer Multiple Choice Questions -- Maine Endangered Animals
Activity # 4 -- Vocabulary Work with Maine Endangered Animals --  Crossword Puzzle -- Clue Page --                                     Answer Page
Activity # 3 -- A Pictionary like activity -- The words used are in Activity # 4's Vocabulary Work
Activity # 8  -- Mapping Skills -- Reading A Map Grid -- Cando Theme      (Flash 7)
Activity #  9  -- Mapping Skills -- Reading A Map Grid -- Cando Theme      (Flash 7)
Reading Activity # 6 -- Cando Theme -   (Flash 7)
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level 3.1
Cando Takes a Vacation --  Story --
Activity #  10  -- Character Traits -- Multiple Choice Activity --       (Flash 7)
Cando's Reading Channel - Multiple Choice Activities - Mostly Literal Comprehension
Charlotte's Web
Questions About Characters  --  10 questions with a results page --   (Flash 7)
Helpers--Please Note:  The following activities can be completed only after the children
go to the link listed above the activity and read the book.   I don't know how this will work
out but I'll try it.  I will start out using the site--Children's Storybooks Online - Illustrated
stories for kids of all ages-- Since you will leave my site, it will be best to close the window when you finish reading the story on the storybook site.  If you press the back button, it will simply keep you on their site pages.
1. The Wiener Dog Magnet -  by Hayes Roberts   
Cando's Channel 32   --  10 questions with a results page  and  you can print out the results--   (Flash 7)
2. Sniffy And Fluffy Have An Adventure  -  Created by Aimee Bruneau & Illustration by Taylour Damion  
Cando's Channel 31  --  10 questions with a results page  and  you can print out the results--   (Flash 7)
Cando's Channel 30  --  Cando Does His Chores  --
10 questions with a results page  and  you can print out the results--   (Flash 7)
3.
Cando's Channel 29   --  The Cute Mouse  --
10 questions with a results page  and  you can print out the results--   (Flash 7)
Cando's Channel 28  --  Pandas  --
10 questions with a results page  and  you can print out the results--   (Flash 7)
Cando's Channel 27  --  Our Earth  --
10 questions with a results page  and  you can print out the results--   (Flash 7)
Cando's Channel 26  --  Why Are Elections Important? --
10 questions with a results page  and  you can print out the results--   (Flash 7)
Cando's Channel 25  --  Who Leads Our Country?  --
10 questions with a results page  and  you can print out the results--   (Flash 7)
Related Activities in Reading and Comprehension
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 10 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Practice  #  2 -- Multiple Choice - 10 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
What Comes From Plants?  ---  Reading Level:  Flesch-Kincaid --> 3.4
Practice  #  3 -- Multiple Choice - 10 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Practice  #  4 -- Multiple Choice - 10 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Maine Moose -- Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 0.6
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Maine Whitetail Deer  --  Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 3.6
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Maine Loon  --  Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 3.1
Maine Chickadee  --  Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 5.2
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Paul Bunyan  --  Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 6.8
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Cat and Mouse -- Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 0.8
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
A New Morning --  Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 4.8
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Where's Chip  -- Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 0.0
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Ted and the Animals  -- Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 2.3
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Grandpa's Farm  -- Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 0.9
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Penquins - A Special Bird  -- Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 2.9
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Dinner Time  -- Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 1.7
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
Saturday Morning  -- Reading Level: Flesch-Kincaid --> 2.2
Practice  #  1 -- Multiple Choice - 5 questions about the reading - results page - printout -(Flash 7)
The Cute Mouse and Uncle Frank  -Story by Ray Beaudoin
The Cute Mouse and Uncle Frank --   (Flash)
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Reading Is Fundamental - RIF -  A good resource
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Into The Book --  Strategies for learning -- Another good resource
Activity # 3   Main Idea Practice --  .pdf
Activity # 4   Main Idea Practice --  .pdf
Activity # 5   Main Idea Practice -- Working With Details --  .pdf
Activity # 6   Main Idea Practice -- Working With Details --  .pdf
Activity # 7     Beginnings and Endings -  of sentences --  .pdf
Activity # 8   Cause and Effect - Write the cause and effect for a sentence --  .pdf
Activity # 9    Cause and Effect - Identify cause and effect  --  .pdf
Activity # 10   Cause and Effect - Complete the effect for each cause --  .pdf
Activity # 11   Fact or Opinion  -  read a sentence and decide if it's a fact or opinion --  .pdf
Activity # 12   Fact or Opinion  -  Cut and Paste Activity   --  .pdf
Activity # 13   Reading a short selection - answering 5 questions - Cows  --  .pdf
Activity # 14   Reading a short selection - answering 5 questions - Baby Chicks  --  .pdf
Activity # 1 Reading a short selection - answering 5 questions - Ducks  --  .pdf
Activity # 1 Reading a short selection - answering 5 questions - Firefighters  --  .pdf
Activity # 1 Following Directions Activity -- Penguin Theme --   .pdf
Testing area for Becky on fluency