These level D reading comprehension worksheets are appropriate for grades K-2, depending on the student's current reading level. The passages are written with beginning readers in mind. They are simple to read, comprehend, and apply. The passages become more difficult as the packet progresses, preparing students for Level E.

These Level D worksheets with comprehension questions are ideal for use in guided reading groups to help students focus on reading at their instructional level. Students will read passages at their instructional level and answer comprehension questions to demonstrate their comprehension of the texts. The lesson plans leveled reading passages, and comprehension questions are ideal for small guided reading group lessons of 15-20 minutes.

Students will be able to successfully read at their instructional level and demonstrate their comprehension of each passage by completing the simple reading response questions.

Level D [at a glance]:

  1. Basic dialogue
  2. Introduction to paragraph features
  3. Emphasis on return sweep
  4. Some simple contractions and possessives
  5. Higher order thinking questions
  6. Factual and Informative texts
  7. Longer sentences
  8. Reduced number of repeat phrases
  9. Real photos [clip art]

These are ideal for guided practice, fluency practice, whole group discussions, additional practice, sight word practice, morning work, or homework. Each passage can be used in a variety of ways in the classroom!

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