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ivyGoal Reading Worksheet K-5th Grade


**These worksheets are designed to help students improve reading comprehension skills while reading books. Please check out our recommended reading list


For parents who are interesed in worksheet for specific books, we recommend BookAdventure website. 


**For younger children who cannot write independently: Please read the questions aloud, listen to the child’s answer, and write it down for them


Book Basics


Title:     __________________________________________

Author(s): __________________________________________

Illustrator: __________________________________________

Where does the story happen? ________________________________

When does it take place? ____________________________________

Who are the main characters? Who is the story about?    

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What’s the main problem in the story? (plot):

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Going Deeper

If you could trade places with one of the characters—who? Why him or her? (2-3 sentences)
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Please write down ONE thing you learned from and ONE question you have after reading this story. (2-4 sentences)
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Unknown words…
As you read, if you see a word you don’t know, record it in the Unknown Word column! Then, look up the word’s definition, and write it in the Meaning column.

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ivyGOAL Reading Worksheet 6-12th Grade



Book Basics

Title:     __________________________________________

Author(s): __________________________________________

Genre(s):     _________________________________________________________

Setting(s):_________________________________________________________

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Main Character(s):    

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Point-of-view (circle one, and fill in the blanks if relevant):

    First-person / Who? __________________________________________________________________

    Third-person limited / Who? ____________________________________________________________

    Third-person omniscient _______________________________________________________________

Primary plot:


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Important sub-plot(s):

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Going Deeper

(If you need more room, continue writing on a lined piece of paper, then staple it to this sheet)

What is one thing you liked about this book, and why? What is one thing you disliked, and why? (ex.—the writing style, specific events, the beginning, the ending, characters, setting, ETC. 2-4 sentences)

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Circle and answer ONE of the following questions (2-4 sentences):

  • If you could trade places with one of the characters—who? Why him or her?
  • Which character did you dislike most? Why him/her/it?​
  • On the back of this paper (or a separate sheet) draw a Venn diagram and use it to compare two characters from the story.


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How is the setting of the story different from our current time and place? In what ways does that setting seem better?  In what ways does it seem worse? (2-4 sentences)

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What are TWO new things you learned (or were reminded of) after reading this story?
(2-4 sentences)

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What are TWO questions you have after reading the book?

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Choose one main character from the story. Did the character change somehow during the story?  If so, did they change for better or worse? Include details from the story to support your answer. If you do not think the character experienced any change, please state why and share your opinion on whether the character’s lack of change is good or bad. (2-4 sentences)

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Unknown words…
As you read, if you see a word you don’t know, record it in the Unknown Word column! Then, look up the word’s definition, and write it in the Meaning column.


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