Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Grade 2 Reading Comprehensions
Pets Theme Unit

Pet Day

Pet Day
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grade 2
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.94

     challenging words:    face, floppy-eared, ruff, pets, arms, heel, pain, spin, smile, visit, noise, already, knock, family, into, second
     content words:    Pet Day, When Angela

Print Pet Day subscriber options:
     Print Pet Day  (font options, pick words for additional puzzles, and more)

     Quickly print reading comprehension

     Print a proofreading activity

Feedback on Pet Day
     Leave your feedback on Pet Day  (use this link if you found an error in the story)

Pet Day   

1     Angela's face broke into a big smile as she came to the door of her classroom. The teacher had taped a zebra picture to the door with the words "Welcome to Pet Day!"
2     When she looked inside her second grade classroom, she saw that many other children already had their pets with them. Charlie had a white mouse in a cage. The mouse had a wheel it could spin when it wanted to run.
3     Justin's small white dog sat in his lap while it shook. Angela thought it looked afraid and wondered if it always shook like that. She hoped someone from his family would take the poor dog home soon. She was glad her own pet would not be there until the end of the day.
4     Soon Mrs. Adams, her teacher, went to close the classroom door. It was time for the day to begin. She held up her hand to the class, and everyone began to hush. As soon as they were quiet, she started to speak.
5     "It is nice to see so many pets here. I'm sure many more will come to visit before the end of the day. Even though the room looks like a zoo, we still have work to do," she began.

Paragraphs 6 to 12:
For the complete story with questions: click here for printable

Copyright © 2008 edHelper