Kindergarten Short Stories

Kindergarten short stories to the rescue! And by short stories, I mean a few very short paragraphs. These comprehension worksheets are for very advanced kindergarten readers. Each worksheet uses quotation marks for between one to four different speakers. Some passages are longer and more complex than others. The number of sentences varies by worksheet. All have kid-friendly content including stories about insects, rainbows, food (yum!), instruments, playing games, and more!

18 worksheets, each in color and black & white with an answer sheet.

CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Guided Reading Level D

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Kindergarten Short Stories - Ants

Kindergarten Short Stories – Ants

This short story for kindergarten gives a few facts about ants and how and where they go. I don't want them crawling on me!
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Butterflies

Kindergarten Short Stories – Butterflies

Sarah is the star of the show in this short story for kindergarten. She is trying to catch a butterfly and succeeds!
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Buzzy Bee

Kindergarten Short Stories – Buzzy Bee

Look out! Buzzy bees may sting you. A few facts and a little imagination make this worksheet entertaining!
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - The Earth

Kindergarten Short Stories – The Earth

Need some ideas of how to take care of the earth? Look no farther! You'll find some ideas in this kindergarten reading passage.
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Eat Your Vegetables

Kindergarten Short Stories – Eat Your Vegetables!

This short story for kindergarten takes place around the dinner table. See who likes veggies and who doesn't...
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Grapes

Kindergarten Short Stories – Grapes

In this kindergarten short story kids talk about grapes - the colors they come in, what is made out of them and more!
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Grasshopper

Kindergarten Short Stories – Grasshopper

Ever have something suddenly scare you? Enter the grasshopper in this short story just for kindergarten! No need to be afraid.
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Hamburgers

Kindergarten Short Stories – Hamburgers

Here's a kindergarten short story that's been a conversation in most homes. "What do you want on your hamburger?"
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Ice Cream

Kindergarten Short Stories – Ice Cream

We couldn't have a set of kindergarten short stories without one about ice cream! Two scoops please, in different flavors.
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - It's My Turn

Kindergarten Short Stories – It’s My Turn

These kindergarten short stories reflect real life. "It's my turn!" is often shouted by kids in their game-playing enthusiasm!
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Ladybugs

Kindergarten Short Stories – Ladybugs

What kid doesn't like ladybugs? This short story for kindergarten has two kids talking about ladybugs, what they look like and do.
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - My Brother's Guitar

Kindergarten Short Stories – My Brother’s Guitar

A kindergarten short story about two brothers in a real-life scenario about a new guitar and sharing.
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - My Drum

Kindergarten Short Stories – My Drum

Kids just can't take "No!" for an answer, can they? This short story tells why Mommy says no to Sam's request to play his drum.
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - My New Plane

Kindergarten Short Stories – My New Plane

Daniel and John are playing with Daniel's new plane. What kind of plane is it? Read this kindergarten short story to find out!
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - A Pretty Necklace. Three multiple choice reading comprehension questions.

Kindergarten Short Stories – A Pretty Necklace

These girls have good taste! Pearls and black dresses look classy together. Read more about Cindy and Emma's dress-up time.
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Pretty Rainbow

Kindergarten Short Stories – Pretty Rainbow

In this kindergarten short story Maria, Tom, and Alyssa admire a beautiful rainbow. Quotation marks included.
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Watermelons. A Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Worksheet w/3 multiple choice questions.

Kindergarten Short Stories – Watermelons

Hands up if you like watermelon! Katie and Ashley talk about some fun watermelon facts in this kindergarten short story.
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4

Kindergarten Short Stories - Yogurt

Kindergarten Short Stories – Yogurt

A kindergarten short story that celebrates a healthy snack! Caryn and Eric know what kind is their favorite. How about you?
CCSS RL.K.1, RF.K.1, RF.K.4