Reading comprehension

Here is a list of all of the skills that cover reading comprehension! These skills are organized by grade, and you can move your mouse over any skill name to preview the skill. To start practicing, just click on any link. IXL will track your score, and the questions will automatically increase in difficulty as you improve!

Here is a list of all of the skills that cover reading comprehension! To start practicing, just click on any link.

Fourth-grade skills

  1. A.1 Use key details to determine the main idea
  2. A.2 Determine the main idea of a passage
  3. B.1 Determine the themes of myths, fables, and folktales
  4. C.1 Identify the purpose of a text
  5. D.1 Determine the order of events in informational texts
  6. D.2 Compare and contrast in informational texts
  7. D.3 Match causes and effects in informational texts
  8. D.4 Match problems with their solutions
  9. D.5 Identify text structures
  10. E.2 Identify sensory details
  11. F.4 Interpret the meaning of an allusion from its source
  12. F.5 Analyze the effects of figures of speech on meaning and tone
  13. G.1 Identify the narrative point of view
  14. G.2 Distinguish characters' points of view
  15. G.3 Compare information from two texts
  16. H.1 Use actions and dialogue to understand characters
  17. H.2 Compare and contrast characters
  18. H.3 Draw inferences from a text
  19. H.4 Make predictions about a story
  20. I.1 Identify story elements
  21. I.2 Vocabulary review: Identify story elements
  22. J.1 Compare mythological illustrations
  23. J.2 Read graphic organizers
  24. K.1 Use text features
  25. L.2 Identify elements of poetry
  26. M.1 Analyze short stories
  27. M.2 Vocabulary review: Analyze short stories
  28. M.3 Analyze poetry
  29. N.1 Read and understand informational passages
  30. N.2 Vocabulary review: Read and understand informational passages
  31. O.1 Put the sentences in order
  32. R.1 Identify time-order words
  33. S.2 Identify an author's statement of opinion
  34. S.4 Identify supporting details in literary texts
  35. S.5 Identify supporting details in informational texts
  36. FF.1 Find words using context
  37. FF.2 Determine the meaning of words using synonyms in context
  38. FF.3 Use context to identify the meaning of a word
  39. FF.4 Determine the meaning of domain-specific words with pictures

Fifth-grade skills

  1. A.1 Use key details to determine the main idea
  2. A.2 Determine the main idea of a passage
  3. B.1 Determine the themes of short stories
  4. C.1 Identify the purpose of a text
  5. D.1 Determine the order of events in informational texts
  6. D.2 Compare and contrast in informational texts
  7. D.3 Match causes and effects in informational texts
  8. D.4 Match problems with their solutions
  9. D.5 Identify text structures
  10. E.2 Identify sensory details
  11. F.4 Interpret the meaning of an allusion from its source
  12. F.5 Analyze the effects of figures of speech on meaning and tone
  13. G.1 Identify the narrative point of view
  14. G.2 Compare information from two texts
  15. H.1 Use actions and dialogue to understand characters
  16. H.2 Compare and contrast characters
  17. H.3 Draw inferences from a text
  18. I.1 Identify story elements
  19. I.2 Vocabulary review: Identify story elements
  20. J.1 Use text features
  21. K.1 Compare mythological illustrations
  22. K.2 Read graphic organizers
  23. L.2 Identify elements of poetry
  24. M.1 Analyze short stories
  25. M.2 Vocabulary review: Analyze short stories
  26. M.3 Analyze poetry
  27. N.1 Read and understand informational passages
  28. N.2 Vocabulary review: Read and understand informational passages
  29. O.1 Put the sentences in order
  30. R.2 Identify an author's statement of opinion
  31. R.4 Identify supporting details in literary texts
  32. R.5 Identify supporting details in informational texts
  33. EE.1 Find words using context
  34. EE.2 Determine the meaning of words using synonyms in context
  35. EE.3 Use context to identify the meaning of a word
  36. EE.4 Determine the meaning of domain-specific words with pictures