Summer Reading Passages- Summer Activities



These summer reading passages and comprehension questions are a perfect tool to use to help students practice their comprehension. In this product, you will find five summertime stories with 2 comprehension activities for each. One of the comprehension papers deals with answering questions about the text and the other paper deals with writing a response based on the passage.

This resource now has a digital component included. The passages are now available in Google Slides.

Story 1: The Waves Took My Sandwich!

  • Story Element Questions
  • Write about solutions

Story 2: My Prize-Winning Sandcastle

  • Sequencing
  • Write about their own castle

Story 3: My First Trip on a Boat

  • Dialogue
  • Write about personal experience

Story 4: The Jellyfish and the Seahorse

  • Plot and Events
  • Write a fictional story

Story 5: Surfer Sam

  • Comparing Characters
  • Write about a personal friend

-I have found that second grade students benefit to read this as a whole group the first time, then allow them to respond individually. However, it works great for higher readers independently. 3rd graders could work independently through this activity.

Buy the entire fictional comprehension bundle here!

Bundle of Stories

This Summer Reading Passages purchase is for one single classroom only.

If you’re interested in sharing with other classrooms, make sure to buy the extra licenses for a discounted price here. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at [email protected].