Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Reading Comprehension Worksheets
Nutrition
Too Busy for Breakfast

Nutrition
Nutrition


Too Busy for Breakfast
Print Too Busy for Breakfast Reading Comprehension with First Grade Work

Print Too Busy for Breakfast Reading Comprehension with Second Grade Work

Print Too Busy for Breakfast Reading Comprehension with Third Grade Work

Print Too Busy for Breakfast Reading Comprehension

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 1 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.25

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    busy, alright, anymore, clearly, files, irritable, Jameson, tests, woman, very, almost, angry, anything, besides, blood, body
     content words:    Miss Thomas, Omitting Breakfast


Too Busy for Breakfast
By KATHLEEN W. REDMAN
  

1     Mrs. Jameson was a very busy woman. She had an important job. She had three children. She was the president of her club. She had so much to do. She never had an extra minute. She didn't even eat breakfast. She said that it took too long and, besides, she wasn't really hungry when she got up.
 
2     Mrs. Jameson thought it was a good thing not to eat breakfast. Instead of wasting time eating, she could read the newspaper. She could pack lunches. She could take a shower. There was no point in eating breakfast.
 
3     That's what Mrs. Jameson thought.
 
4     And then one day, something terrible happened. Mrs. Jameson was at work. She was trying to write a report. For some reason, she couldn't find her files. Miss Thomas came to help her look. Mrs. Jameson told Miss Thomas to go away. She said, "I don't need your help!" That hurt Miss Thomas' feelings. She left the office.
 
5     Mrs. Jameson felt bad. She didn't know what made her say that. She liked Miss Thomas. She didn't want to hurt her feelings. She got up from her chair. She would go tell Miss Thomas that she was sorry.
 
6     Mrs. Jameson started toward the door. Her head felt funny. She ran into the edge of her desk. Ouch! That really hurt! Mrs. Jameson stumbled and then caught hold of the door. She almost fell.
 
7     "What is wrong with me?" Mrs. Jameson asked herself. "I can't think clearly. I am angry with others for no reason. I can't find things. I feel tired all the time."
 
8     "Excuse me," Miss Thomas said. "Are you alright, Mrs. Jameson?"
 
9     "I'm not sure," Mrs. Jameson said. "I don't know what's going on."

Paragraphs 10 to 18:
For the complete story with questions: click here for printable



Weekly Reading Books

          Create Weekly Reading Books

Prepare for an entire week at once!


Feedback on Too Busy for Breakfast
Leave your feedback on Too Busy for Breakfast  (use this link if you found an error in the story)



Nutrition
             Nutrition


More Lessons
             First Grade Reading Comprehensions and 1st Grade Reading Lessons



Health
    Alcohol  
 
    Bicycle Safety  
 
    Circulatory System  
 
    Digestive System  
 
    Disabilities  
 
    Drugs  
 
    Excretory System  
 
    Food Pyramid  
 
    Health Professionals  
 
    Healthy Life  
 
    Hygiene  
 
    Illnesses  
 
    Medical Tools  
 
 
    Miscellaneous Health Topics  
 
    Muscular System  
 
    My Plate  
 
    Nervous System  
 
    Nutrition  
 
    Reproductive System  
 
    Respiratory System  
 
    Skeletal System  
 
    Teeth  
 
    The Five Senses  
 
    The Human Body  
 
    Tobacco  
 



Copyright © 2017 edHelper