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Printable Grade 10 Reading Comprehension Worksheets
We recommend these stories for high school students based on their literary significance and to deepen student appreciation for the short story genre. Many are iconic works, often anthologized, and serve as common cultural reference points in literature, film, music, and popular culture. These are the stories that well-read students should know as they prepare for college and life! Teachers should visit Teacher Resources. Henry H. Short Stories for High School We recommend these stories for high school students based on their literary significance and to deepen student appreciation for the short story genre.
Before you complete all the worksheets below, make sure that you have mastered the previous grade level and then come back to this section. We often see spiral analyses skills between the early High School years. In the first chapter of A Christmas Carol, shortly after arriving home for the evening, Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former partner, Jacob Marley. Read the passage. Then answer the questions. Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most well-known figures of the Italian Renaissance.
Web 1 : It's fun to read 1st Cycle. Web 2. In these reading comprehension exercises, students read a short story and then answer comprehension questions about it. Questions involve such issues as intention, detail, sequence, idea, tone, and literary technique. These exercises are interactive, colorful, unique, and sure to improve both reading comprehension and vocabulary. In this series, readers are tested on their ability to perform interpretations, make deductions, and infer the meaning of vocabulary words based on a short story. Worksheets in this series are not tagged with a US grade level, as we rely on teachers to use their own judgment to find a level of difficulty appropriate for their own particular applications.
Howard is an avid short story reader who likes to help others find and understand stories. If your students are struggling to get into the short story, or you're pressed for time, here are some very brief stories to get you started. They're not as short as Hemingway's famous six-word story For sale: baby shoes, never worn. Most are under 2, words; I've included an approximate word count where I could. If you want to be able to reference a print edition at your leisure, one of my favorites is "Little Worlds" Amazon. This anthology has 31 short stories for students.