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Reading Comprehension Skills and Practice




This page offers students an opportunity to practice reading comprehension skills. Click your mouse over the the underlined words to view the websites.     

Test your reading comprehension skills                          


Tsunami Reading Comprehension (By Nellie Deutsch)


Timed online reading passages with multiple questions


Interactive online reading comprehension tests for high school and adults with many categories and subjects to choose from

Copyright ©2005 California Distance Learning Project Web site developed and maintained by the Sacramento County Office of Education.


Reading Comprehension Practice by Nellie Deutsch on "Online Distance Learning" which includes vocabulary and content questions.


The New York Times Learning Network: Grades 3 to 12


On-Line Internet Reading Lab: reading comprehension passages and questions.

This site offers reading passages from the textbook “America- Today and Tomorrow.” Click on a topic and you will access the essay and quiz on that topic.  When the page appears, first click on "Start Reading" and the essay with a five-minute timer will appear on the right. You will be given five minutes to read each essay. When the five minutes are over, the text will disappear. Then answer the ten questions on the left side of the screen which pertain to the essay.


Reading & Note-Taking: Textbooks : Textbooks course is comprised of three parts: Reading, Taking Notes, and Writing Summaries. These three components will together enable you to understand the process of reading and taking notes. They will help you learn about the relation to good study habits, reading practices and writing assignments.


Reading Test Preparation

The objectives of the reading and comprehension test are:                                           

1. to help determine your present reading rate and comprehension                            

2. to discover why you read your way              

3. to recognize the principles involved with speed reading                                             

4. to make you aware that you can learn techniques and exercises to improve your    

    reading rate.

    Try the test (The test is for advanced learners)


Listen and read short stories (beginners)

Audio reading from level 1 and up.


Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension Exercises based on Newspaper Articles or Short Stories (upper intermediate, advanced)


Practice Tests (Advanced)

Reading Comprehension Exercises for all levels


Advanced High School  or Adult ESL/EFL program

The Wild Life: Reading exercise, Grammar exercise: Self-test quiz, Writing exercise  Emily Carr: Pre-reading exercise, Reading/vocabulary exercise Vocabulary crossword Culture Shock: Reading exercise, Post-Reading quiz, Writing exercise


Reading Workshop: Palma Sola Elementary School's Reading Comprehension Stories Combine Reading, Math, Spelling, Writing, and Vocabulary!

Reading passages according to students' level.


Self-Study Holiday & Other Quizzes:  Reading Comprehension passages and questions


Reading Comprehension

Three reading passages and questions for intermediate to advanced learners.


  Reading stories with recordings of difficult words and pictures to

  help understand their meanings.



  Reading Comprehension Connection



  RHL School Reading Comprehension Practice



  Child reading tips



  Reading Exercises



  Learning Resources

  News stories from CNN as they appear and easier "abridged" versions. Activities include

  multiple choice questions on Vocabulary, Word Selection, Comprehension, Sequencing,

 Conclusion and open ended questions that can be sent for evaluation by CNN.



Texts and Quiz Questions



Extensive Reading Practice



Reading Quizzes      

Reading Comprehension



 Passages with exercises


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