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Free Printable Worksheet with Reading Comprehension Questions: The First Person on the Moon

Updated: Jun 13, 2023

After reading the story, your child or student can answer the questions by writing in the designated space or by verbally communicating their answers to their tutor or parent. This story is written at a third grade level and is also appropriate for ESL students.

Story: One Small Step: The Story of the First Person on the Moon

Summary: This story is about Neil Armstrong, who loved flying since he was young, and became a pilot, test pilot, and astronaut. He made history by being the first human to walk on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. He was celebrated as a hero and his achievement inspired future space exploration.

Download the story with reading comprehension questions FREE here:

One Small Step_ The Story of the First Person on the Moon
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How Can Parents Help Their Children with Reading Skills

Reading is an essential skill that plays a crucial role in a child's academic success and personal development. As a parent, you can help your child develop a love for reading and improve their reading skills by providing them with engaging and age-appropriate materials to read.

One excellent resource for parents is my collection of free nonfiction stories that are available for download. These stories are written at a reading level suitable for children and cover a wide range of topics and themes that are sure to capture your child's interest and enhance their knowledge.

To help your child read and comprehend these nonfiction stories, you can start by reading the story aloud to them and discussing the main points, supporting details, and any unfamiliar vocabulary. Encourage your child to ask questions and share their own insights on the topic at hand. This will help your child develop a deeper understanding of the world around them.

To further support your child's reading development, set aside a specific time each day for reading. This could be before bedtime or during a designated "reading time" in the afternoon. By making reading a daily habit, you can help your child improve their reading skills and develop a lifelong love for reading.


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