6th Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets

The reading comprehension passages below include sixth grade appropriate reading passages and related questions. Each worksheet also includes a cross-curricular focus on earth science, physical science, history, social sciences, or life sciences. This allows students to build their reading comprehension skills and reinforce knowledge in other subject areas. Each of the passages measure between Lexile level ranges 925 - 1070.

GR6_Extreme_Weather

Extreme Weather

This worksheet explores the types of extreme weather with a short reading comprehension exercise.

GR6_Galileo_And_His_Telescope

Galileo and His Telescope

Your student will learn about Galileo and analyze the text in this reading comprehension worksheet.

GR6_Hide_And_Seek

Hide and Seek

Your student will learn about how organisms adapt to their environment and then write the main idea and supporting details.

GR6_Limited_Resources

Limited Resources

This reading comprehension worksheet asks your student to read and analyze conservation techniques for natural resources.

GR6_National_Symbols

National Symbols

Your student will discover the US national symbols and what they stand for in this reading comprehension worksheet.

GR6_Self_Reflection

Self Reflection

This worksheet on self reflection teaches a valuable lesson as well as developing reading comprehension skills.

GR6_Taiga_Ecosystems

Taiga Ecosystems

The taiga ecosystem is the focus of this worksheet, which includes a reading comprehension exercise.

GR6_Apprentice_System

The Apprentice System

Your student can practice identifying the central idea and supporting points in this reading comprehension worksheet.

GR6_Waves_And_Currents

Waves and Currents

Your student will answer some word meaning questions in this reading comprehension worksheet on waves and currents.

GR6_Whats_The_Forecast

What’s the Forecast?

Your student will learn about weather forecasting and answer a reading comprehension question in this worksheet.