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.

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Extreme Weather

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

Galileo and His Telescope

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

Hide and Seek

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

Limited Resources

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

National Symbols

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

Self Reflection

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

Taiga Ecosystems

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

The Apprentice System

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

Traveling to the Distant West

Your student will read and analyze the text in this worksheet about transportation to the American West.

Waves and Currents

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

What Is Tribal Government?

This worksheet on tribal government includes a writing exercise for reading comprehension.

What’s the Forecast?

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