Free Phonics, Reading, and Comprehension Worksheets
This page features over 100 phonics, reading readiness, and reading comprehension worksheets for children in preschool through sixth grade. You can view additional English worksheets covering vocabulary, grammar, writing activities, and more by visiting each of the English worksheet pages. If you prefer, you may also view materials by browsing grade level materials.
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Phonics, Reading Readiness, and Reading Comprehension Worksheets
Phonics Worksheetsi Sound
Short i Phonogram Packet - Activities in this twelve page phonogram packet include, alphabetizing, sentence completion, word search, word scrambles and more. The activities are appropriate for the kindergarten through second grade.
The long i Sound Worksheet 3 - Unscramble the long i words and write them under each picture
The long i Sound Worksheet 2 - Students will read, rhyme, sort, and write words.
The long i Sound Worksheet 1 - Rhyming words with the long i sound.
Words With the Short i Sound - Phonics and vocabulary practice are incorporated into this word search puzzle.
I'm Learning to Spell Worksheet 2 - Spelling and the Long i sound for first grade.
Short Sound of Letter A - Follow the words with the short a sound to help the cat through the maze.
Short A Sound Word Shapes - Word shapes/tiles worksheet.
I'm Learning to Spell #1 - Write the missing letters to correctly spell each word. All words are long a words.
Jake and the long a Sound - Complete the story and identify rhyming words using long a words from the word box.
The Long a Sound - Three worksheets available. Long /a/ Sound Worksheet 1 and 2 requires students to sort the words provided into groups of rhyming words. Worksheet 3 requires students to unscramble and print the long /a/ words beneath a picture. These worksheets are appropriate for grades 1-2.
Ending Sound M - Identify pictures that end with the letter m.
Ending Sound of Letter K - Color, cut and paste pictures that end with the k sound into the book.
Last Letter On the Farm Worksheets 2a-2c - Name each picture and write the ending consonant for each word.
Last Letter Animals - Color the pictures and complete the spelling of dog, cat, pig, and fox.
The Sound of Letter b - Circle ten things in this picture that begin with letter b.
Phonics B, C, and D Worksheet Set - Four beginning phonics worksheets featuring the letters b, c, and d.
Beginning Sound of Letter B - Trace and print upper and lower case letter b then complete the spelling of the words pictured.
Farm Animal Letter Match - Match each farm animal with the letter making the same beginning sound. Letters are c, d, g, p, and r.
Halloween Letter Match - Draw a line from each Halloween picture to the letter with the same beginning sound. Letters include b, c, g, s, and w.
The Beginning Sound of Fruit - Say the name of each fruit and circle the letter that makes the beginning sound.
The Beginning Sound of Vegetables - Say the name of each vegetable and circle the letter that makes the beginning sound.
Beginning Sounds of t, k, and f - Two kindergarten phonics worksheets are available in this set.
Ocean Letter Match - Match each picture to the letter with the same beginning sound. Letters include c, f, l, s, and w.
Beginning Sounds d, j, k, m, w - Say the name of each picture and circle the letter with the same beginning sound.
Beginning Sounds h, c, t, a, b - Name the pictures and circle the letter that has the same beginning sound as the picture.
Beginning Sounds - Circle the letter that makes the beginning sound as the pictures shown. There are three worksheets in this set.
Beginning Sounds of Letters - Circle the words in each row that have the same beginning sound.
Crab in a Cab - Read the sentence, answer the questions, and trace and print the word crab.
The Bouncing Ball - Color the picture, print the word ball, read a sentence, and answer questions.
Play With Clay - Read the sentence, answer three questions, color the picture, and print the word clay.
A Bright Moon Last Night - A reading comprehension worksheet featuring the ight word family.
My Pet - Reading comprehension for k-1 featuring the et word family.
Word Families Poster - A poster showing 14 words that end with est.
Word Families 1 - Fill in the missing letters to correctly spell the words with est in them.
Word Families - Complete each sentence with the most appropriate est word.
Word Families Poster - This printable displays thirteen words that end with eep.
Word Families 1 - Fill in the missing letters for the words sheep, sleep, keep, and deep.br /> Word Families - Complete each sentence with a word ending in eep.
Vowels and Consonants
Vowel or Consonant Mail - Sort and alphabetize double vowel and double consonant words.
Happy Horse Vowels Worksheet 1 - Identify, circle, and print the vowels shown in the picture.
Chauncey Chicken - Improve spelling and vocabulary when you complete the spelling of words with /ch/ and /sh/.
Vowel Digraphs Complete the sentences using words from the word box.
Vowel Digraphs Circle the word that names each picture and write the word on the line.
Phonics at the Zoo - Students must recognize the zoo animals to correctly identify the beginning consonant sound on each worksheet. This is a set of eight worksheets covering the beginning sounds of /m/, /g/, /r/, /t/, /l/, /s/, /k/, and /b/.
Phonics on the Farm - Students must recognize the zoo animals to correctly identify the beginning consonant sound on each worksheet. This is a set of eight worksheets covering the beginning sounds of /c/, /d/, /p/, /h/, /m/, /g/, /sh/, and /ch/.
A Birthday Party - Complete each birthday party related word by adding a beginning consonant then match the word to the picture. Beginning consonants include /b/, /c/, /f/, /g/, and /p/.
Beginning Consonants Worksheets 2-3 - This set include two worksheets in which students draw a line from each picture to the letter that begins its name.
Vowels and Consonants on the Farm - C-V-C worksheet includes the words pig, cat, dog, hen, and sun.
First Letter On the Farm - Write the beginning consonant letter for each of the farm related words pictured.
Beginning Consonants - This set includes five worksheets covering the following beginning consonants: (b,c,d,f) (g,h,j,k) (l,m,n,p) (q,r,s,t) (v,w,x,y,z).
Beginning Consonants - Circle the picture in each row that has the same beginning sound as the first picture. Beginning consonants include /t/, /l/, /p/, and /b/
Ending Consonants - Three worksheets (b,d,f,g) (k,l,m,n) (p,r,s,t) to help your students recognize the ending sounds of words.
Reading ReadinessSpring is Here! - This worksheet provides handwriting, vocabulary, and reading practice for the kindergarten through second grade student.
See, Say, Write, and Read - Read and print the words see, boy, and girl then complete the sentences using the words boy and girl.
Look, Think and Read - Students will mark the sentence telling what each dog is doing.
Look, Think and Read Worksheet 2 - Read the sentences and mark the sentence that describes the bunny in the picture.
Look, Think and Read Worksheet 3 - Look at each picture, read the sentences and mark the sentence describing the picture.
Look, Think and Read Worksheet 4 - Students will look at the pictures and identify the sentence that describes the picture.
Amazing Animals - Students will complete each sentence using a word from the word box. Kids will also enjoy coloring the pictures on this worksheet.
Wally the Word Detective - Recognizing first grade Dolch words.
Wally the Word Detective - Recognizing kindergarten Dolch words.
Wally the Word Detective - Students will cross off the pre-primer Dolch words in each group that are different from the bold word.
Reading Readiness Worksheet 2 - Use the words book, chair, hat, bike, and dog to complete sentences.
Reading Readiness 1 - Complete each sentence with a word from the word box then color the pictures.
Reading Readiness Worksheet 6 - Students will use the words monkey, jump, read, and long to complete the sentences.
See, Say, Write, and Read - Students will look at the words see, in, bunny and hat, say and print each word and read sentences containing the same words.
See, Say, Read, and Write - This reading readiness worksheet focuses on the words the, jump, and can.
Matching Words Worksheets C and D - Students will circle the matching primer Dolch words on these two worksheets.
Matching Words worksheets A and B - Students will circle the matching pre-primer Dolch words on these two worksheets.
Reading Readiness Worksheet 4 - Read each sentence and follow the directions.
Computer Charlie 3 - Two worksheets, one related to printing capital letters, the other related to printing lower case letters.
Story Sequencing - This is a two page worksheet in which students will read nursery rhymes then number the order of events.
Draw a Story - Draw a three-frame story in sequence on worksheet 1 and a four-frame story in sequence on worksheet 2.
Betsy Bear - Students will cut and paste pictures in order to match the story of Betsy Bear. A sequence of three worksheet.
Reading ComprehensionDinosaur Reading Comprehension Worksheet 1 - Read short paragraphs about Diplodocus, Pachycephalosaurus, and Tyrannosaurus then answer questions about each.
KC Jazz Workshop - Read a promotional flyer and answer questions pertaining to the KC Jazz Workshops.
Cause and Effect Worksheet 2 - Encourage thinking skills when you ask students to match an effect with a possible cause.
Cause and Effect Worksheet 1 - Compare and contrast text as well as thinking skills.
Mars Reading Comprehension - Read about the planet Mars and answer the questions.
Jupiter Reading Comprehension - Read about the planet Jupiter and answer the questions.
Mercury Reading Comprehension - Read about the planet Mercury and answer the questions.
Neptune Reading Comprehension - Read about the planet Neptune and answer the questions.
Venus Reading Comprehension - Read about the planet Venus and answer the questions.
Earth Reading Comprehension - Read about Earth and answer the questions.
Uranus Reading Comprehension - Read about the planet Uranus and answer the questions.
Saturn Reading Comprehension - Read about the planet Saturn and answer the questions.
Sea Turtles - First, write something you know about sea turtles. Next, write something you learned about sea turtles from the worksheet.
The Main Idea - Look at each picture and circle the sentence that tells the main idea of the picture.
Reading Worksheet 1 - Cross off the word that does not belong and add a word that does belong.
Word Recognition - Circle the sentence that tells about the picture.
Reading A Label - Read the label on a bottle of fictional healthy tonic and answer the questions. This worksheet provides life skills practice for those with special needs.
Reading the Want Ads - Students will read the want ads in the Tlsbooks.com Daily paper and answer the questions. A life skills worksheet.
Words With Two Meanings Worksheet 2 - Write a sentence for two different meanings of the words saw, ring, bat, pen, and top.
Words With Two Meanings Worksheet 3 - Write a sentence for two meanings of the words watch, plant, stamp, yard, crow, stand, and leaves.
Blues and Folk Music Workshop - Students will utilize reading, math, and thinking skills when they read the promotional flyer and answer the questions. This three page worksheet is appropriate for sixth grade and as a life skills activity for special needs students of all ages.
Celebrations - Primary grade reading comprehension worksheet for use with the book I'm in Charge of Celebrations by Byrd Baylor.
Context Clues - Read each piece of information and decide what the word in bold probably means.
Finding Letters in Text (puppy theme) - This worksheet requires students be able to count to 20. Students will read the My Puppy and identify and count the occurrence of the letter a and the letter p in the text.
Dinosaur Reading Comprehension Worksheet 2 - Read about Ankylosaurus, Iguanodon, and Brachiosaurus and answer questions about each dinosaur.
Penguins Reading Comprehension - Read the passage about penguins and answer the questions.
Sonoran Desert Activity - Students will read about the desert and complete a picture when doing these two worksheets.
My Name is Albert - Read a story and answer the questions on this reading comprehension worksheet.
All worksheets created by Tracey Smith.
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This page has 153 phonics and reading worksheets for preschool-sixth grade.