explain the author's purpose and message within a text;
A Thinker Like Me Poem - Comprehension Worksheet
A comprehension worksheet paired with a poem about a thinker.
In My Eyes (Poem) - Poetry Reading Comprehension Activity
Practice analyzing poetry with this poem and set of comprehension questions.
Modality Words Worksheet
A worksheet to help teach students the author's craft of using modality words to persuade the reader.
Busy Bees - Comprehension Task
A reading passage paired with a comprehension activity about bees.
Smartphones - Comprehension Task
A comprehension activity about the use of smartphones for educational purposes.
What's the Author's Purpose? - Sorting Activity
A sorting activity to help students identify the author’s purpose for a piece of text.
Low and High Modality Sort – Worksheet
Sort low and high modality words with this cut and paste worksheet.
Personal Pronouns Worksheet
A worksheet to help teach students the author’s craft of using personal pronouns in persuasive text.
Comprehension - The History of Codes
A comprehension activity relating to technologies and codes.
Comprehension Paper Fortune Teller
A fun reading comprehension strategy activity for students to use after reading a text.
Persuasive Device Worksheets
A set of 3 worksheets to use when teaching your students about persuasive devices.
Human Histories: Amazing Achievements - Comprehension Worksheet
A comprehension worksheet paired with a biographical text about four humans who have achieved great things.
Valentines Around the World – Comprehension Worksheet
Explore five global Valentine’s Day traditions with this informational text and comprehension questions activity.
Inspirational Woman Profile: Dr. Mae Jemison – Comprehension Worksheet
Review our profile on the first Black woman astronaut and answer questions to reinforce understanding.
Advertisement Worksheet – Milton Mentor
A comprehension worksheet for a persuasive magazine advertisement.
Brilliant, Brave Minds – Comprehension Task
An article and comprehension task celebrating women and Women's History Month.
Comic – Healthy Body, Healthy Mind: Find Your Sport – Comprehension Worksheet
A comprehension worksheet paired with a comic about all types of sports.
Inauguration Day – Comprehension Task
A comprehension task paired with a text about Inauguration Day.
Malala Yousafzai Biography – Read and Respond Worksheet
A comprehension activity paired with a biography on Malala Yousafzai.
Innovative Inventors - Comprehension Worksheet
Meet famous Black History Month figures with this informational text and comprehension questions activity.
10 Fascinating Facts About the Sydney Harbour Bridge – Comprehension Worksheet
A comprehension worksheet paired with an informational text about the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Life Without Tacos – Comprehension Passage Task
A reading passage about cultural diffusion paired with a comprehension worksheet.