Reading Comprehension

Task Cards

Effective Tools for Student Success

Suggested Uses:

✏️ Centers – These are perfect to use in centers and independent/partner work.

✏️ Scoot – Pass out one card for each student. Set a timer and say, “scoot!” when the timer goes off. Students move seats to the next card. They continue to rotate until they are back at their original seat.

✏️ Scavenger Hunt – Hide cards around the room. Students search for cards and answer them.

✏️ Games – Number block tower blocks. Students stack the blocks, then take turns pulling blocks. Students answer the corresponding number card.

✏️ Whole-Class Practice – Teacher displays card on the projector. Students answer on mini-whiteboards.

✏️ Exit Tickets – Give each student a task card at the end of the lesson. Have them answer on a sticky note.

 

30 Cards – Each with a Short Reading Passage

One Multiple Choice Question for Each Reading Passage

Easy and Effective Resources to Reinforce Skills and Evaluate Student Proficiency

Comprehensive Range of Skills Covered to provide Wide Range of Narrowly Targeted Practice

Effective Tools for Student Success

30 Cards – Each with a Short Reading Passage

One Multiple Choice Question for Each Reading Passage

Easy and Effective Resources to Reinforce Skills and Evaluate Student Proficiency

Comprehensive Range of Skills Covered to provide Wide Range of Narrowly Targeted Practice

Suggested Uses

✏️ Centers – These are perfect to use in centers and independent/partner work.

✏️ Scoot – Pass out one card for each student. Set a timer and say, “scoot!” when the timer goes off. Students move seats to the next card. They continue to rotate until they are back at their original seat.

✏️ Scavenger Hunt – Hide cards around the room. Students search for cards and answer them.

✏️ Games – Number block tower blocks. Students stack the blocks, then take turns pulling blocks. Students answer the corresponding number card.

✏️ Whole-Class Practice – Teacher displays card on the projector. Students answer on mini-whiteboards.

✏️ Exit Tickets – Give each student a task card at the end of the lesson. Have them answer on a sticky note.

Task Card Bundles

Individual Task Cards

2nd & 3rd Grade

  • Nonfiction Questioning Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade
  • Context Clues Nonfiction Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade
  • Main Idea Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade
  • Connections in Historical, Scientific, and Technical Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade
  • Fiction Questioning Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade
  • Character Respond to Problems Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade
  • Words and Phrases in Poems and Stories Task Cards 2nd Grade RL2.4
  • Figurative Language Task Cards 3rd Grade RL3.4
  • Context Clues in Stories Task Cards 3rd Grade RL3.4
  • Author's Purpose in Nonfiction Task Cards 2nd Grade RI2.6
  • Point of View in Fiction Task Cards 2nd Grade RL2.6
  • Reasons Support Points Task Cards 2nd Grade RI2.8
  • Text Features Task Cards for 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade - RI.2.5 RI.2.7 RI.3.5 RI.3.7
  • Compare & Contrast Stories Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade RL2.9/ 3.9
  • Compare & Contrast Nonfiction Task Cards 2nd & 3rd Grade RI2.9/3.9
  • Story Structure Task Cards 2nd Grade RL.2.5
  • Text Structure Stories, Dramas, and Poems Task Cards 3rd Grade RL3.5
  • Point of View in Nonfiction Task Cards 3rd Grade RI3.6

4th & 5th Grade

  • Fiction Inferences Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grades - RL.4.1 - RL.5.1
  • Summarizing Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grades - RL.4.2 - RL.5.2
  • Theme Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grades - RL.4.2 - RL.5.2
  • Describing Story Elements Task Cards - 4th Grade - RL.4.3
  • Compare Characters, Setting, and Events Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RL.5.3
  • Context Clues in Fiction Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RL.4.4 & RL.5.4
  • Figurative Language Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RL.5.4
  • Structural Elements Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RL.4.5 & RL.5.5
  • Compare & Contrast Point of View Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RL.4.6 & RL.5.6
  • Analyzing Multimedia Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RL.4.7 RL.5.7
  • Comparing Two Stories Task Cards - 4th Grade - RL.4.9
  • Compare & Contrast Stories in the same Genre Task Cards - 5th Grade - RL.5.9
  • Fiction Reading Comprehension Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RL.4.10 RL.5.10
  • Inferencing and Explicit Question Task Cards – 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.1 & RI.5.1
  • Main Idea Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.2 & RI.5.2
  • Historical, Scientific, Technical Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.3 & RI.5.3
  • Context Clues Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.4 & RI.5.4
  • Nonfiction Text Structure Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.5 & RI.5.5
  • First & Secondhand Accounts Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.6 & RI.5.6
  • Text Features Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.7 & RI.5.7
  • Reasons & Evidence Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.8 & RI.5.8
  • Integrating Information Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.9 & RI.5.9
  • Nonfiction Comprehension Task Cards - 4th & 5th Grade - RI.4.10 & RI.5.10

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