Reading comprehension: Hard Times

Here's an excerpt from Hard Times by Charles Dickens. In this reading worksheet, your child will read a description of Coketown and answer questions about Dickens' use of language.
READING | GRADE: 4th, 5th


Adjectives, Decoding words, Reading comprehension, similes and metaphors, synonyms, Understanding descriptive language, Understanding figurative language

Common Core Standards: Grade 4 Reading: Literature, Grade 4 Language, Grade 5 Language, Grade 5 Reading: Literature

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.10, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.10