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Grade 1 Short Stories Worksheets - Original Stories and Public Texts

Our collection of informational stories and other non-fiction texts combine high-interest reading passages with questions designed to build reading comprehension skills. Passage topics cover a range of subjects including animals, how-to, occupations, science, and sports. Questions cover a range of skills, including identifying main idea, determining the author's purpose, summarizing, making inferences, identifying cause/effect, analyzing text features, using context clues, and finding support in a passage. The high-interest passages will help get kids excited about reading, while the questions accompanying each passage will help kids improve their reading comprehension skills.

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Passage Name Grade Lexile Word Count Skill/Strategy Text Type
Sleepy Bear 1 310L 175 Multi-Skill Original, Fiction
Little Bird's First Flight 1 380L 386 Summarizing Original, Fiction
Snow Flowers 1 380L 295 Multi-Skill Original, Fiction
Summer Sun Poem 1 390L 77 Drawing Conclusions Fiction
The Windy Beach 1 410L 103 Main Idea Original, Fiction
Family Camping 1 420L 150 Multi-Skill Fiction
Dolphins Have Feelings, Too! 1 460L 137 Multi-Skill Original, Informational
Ellie's Big Day 1 470L 429 Summarizing Original, Fiction
Bigfoot 1 480L 216 Multi-Skill Original, Informational
Skunk Alert 1 530L 198 Multi-Skill Fiction
The Clumsy Penguin 1 590L 346 Summarizing Original, Fiction