Reading Task Cards

Task cards to practice a variety of reading skills.

Main Idea and Details Task Cards
Students find the sentence on the task card that doesn’t support the main idea of the paragraph.

Text Feature Task Cards
Task cards that have students practice and apply a variety of text feature skills.

Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Task Cards
Task cards for students to practice comparing and contrasting nonfiction topics.

POV Task Cards - Fiction and Nonfiction
Students read a short paragraph on the task card, describe the author or character’s point of view, and explain whether they agree or disagree with the author or character.

Cause and Effect Task Cards
Students read a short paragraph on the task cards and identify the cause or the effect.

Making Inferences About Character Traits: Task Cards
Students read a short paragraph on the task card and make inferences about the character traits of a character in the paragraph.

Making Inferences About Emotion Task Cards
Students read a short paragraph on the task cards and make inferences about the emotions of the characters.

Making Inferences about Setting Task Cards
Students read a short paragraph on the task card and make an inference about the setting of the paragraph.

Context Clues Task Cards
Each task card has a word that doesn’t make sense with the context. Students identify the word and replace it with a better word.

Nonfiction - Asking Questions Task Cards
Task cards that can be used with any nonfiction book. Each task card encourages students to ask a different type of question about the text they have read, and then to answer that question.

Fiction - Asking Questions Task Cards
Task cards that can be used with any fiction book. Each task card encourages students to ask a different type of question about the text they have read, and then to answer that question.

Butterflies: Context Clues
Students read the task card and learn butterfly related vocabulary while practicing context clues.

Thanksgiving: Reading Task Cards
Students read short paragraphs and answer reading comprehension questions on Thanksgiving related topics.