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Reading is a very important part of learning a language. It's considered a receptive skill, otherwise known as a passive skill, which means that students don’t necessarily have to produce language - just receive it. But more often than not, students have difficulty reading because of vocabulary and/or the context involved. BusyTeacher.org offers 1,212 reading worksheets that are sure to help your students stay engaged in their reading, by providing interesting stories and effective exercises.

We as teachers don’t always have the time to make up our own stories, or go through books to pick out excerpts to present in our lessons. The reading worksheets on BusyTeacher.org offer a variety of different stories and texts in different categories and genres to help your students improve their reading ability and learn the language, all the while enjoying the stories they're reading. Depending on what you're aiming to teach, you can use these worksheets in a whole variety of different ways in the classroom. If a worksheet has a story that contains dialogue, you could assign roles to students and have them act out what the characters say. You can also use the stories on the worksheets to create comprehension questions. Some worksheets can even make for classroom discussion topics. After reading a passage, you can present a question to students, and ask them to give their opinions of where the story is going. These are just some of the many things you can do to make use of these worksheets in the classroom.

Whether you're teaching scanning, skimming, critical thinking, or reading for gist, BusyTeacher.org has the worksheet(s) you need for your lessons. There are worksheets on just about any topic you can think of - sports, business, history, and holidays to name a few. Another handy feature on BusyTeacher.org is that each worksheet has the level shown in the description, which makes it easy for you to find an appropriate worksheet for your students. The thumbnail can be opened to full page view, so you can check if the worksheet is right for your lesson. Some worksheets you'll find here are appropriate for several - or even for all levels, which means they're reusable for a future lessons with students at different levels.

No registration or subscription is necessary to download our worksheets. They’re all free to download, copy, and use in your lessons. Plus, all of them were created and uploaded by fellow ESL teachers from all around the globe, and have helped other ESL teachers in their lessons. In addition, if you have a worksheet you've created and would like to submit it to this site, you can do so by clicking the “Submit a worksheet” link at the bottom of this page. Join thousands of other ESL teachers using BusyTeacher.org, and bookmark us as your number-one stop for worksheets to use in your lessons daily! With 1,212 reading worksheets, planning your lessons has never been easier. Get started by checking out the most popular worksheets below. Try downloading one and using it in your lesson today!

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It´s Afternoon and the Family....

It´s Afternoon and the Family....

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High Frequency Words - Asked to An

High Frequency Words - Asked to An

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High Frequency Words - If to Off

High Frequency Words - If to Off

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High Frequency Words - Too to I'm

High Frequency Words - Too to I'm

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High Frequency Words - People to Old

High Frequency Words - People to Old

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High Frequency Words - Now to Their

High Frequency Words - Now to Their

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High Frequency Words - From to Just

High Frequency Words - From to Just

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High Frequency Words - Look to Back

High Frequency Words - Look to Back

375 0
High Frequency Words - Big to Very

High Frequency Words - Big to Very

376 0
High Frequency Words - One to Dad

High Frequency Words - One to Dad

336 0
High Frequency Words - Were to Mum

High Frequency Words - Were to Mum

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High Frequency Words - Be to Then

High Frequency Words - Be to Then

340 0
High Frequency Words - What to Went

High Frequency Words - What to Went

348 0
High Frequency Words - Can to Her

High Frequency Words - Can to Her

375 0
High Frequency Words - His to We

High Frequency Words - His to We

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