K5 Computer Lab Lesson Plans

iPad - Reading Comprehension & Assessment- Summer Surprise

A Reading Comprehension Passage for iPad and Skitch App

Students read the short passage "Summer Surprise" on the iPad and respond to comprehension questions by using the iPad app "Skitch" to write their answers.

Students download the "Summer Surprise" assigment to their iPads by scanning the QR code below. Students use the free or paid version of "Skitch" to annotate the assigment with their answers. Students print and or share their finished assignment.


Grades 2-3



Common Core Standards:

Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.


Summer Surprise - Reading Comprehension for iPad and Skitch App

Students download the reading passage to their iPads.

Summer Surprise Reading Comprehension Passage and Questions



Summer Surprise - Reading Passage Finished Example

Students open the reading passage file in the iPad app "Skitch" and annotate it with their answers.

Summer Surprise - Reading Passage - Finished Example



Summer Surprise - QR Download Code

Teachers - Print and post this page for students to scan to download the reading passage.

Download: summer-surprise-reading-comprehension-qr-download-code.pdf


Summer Surprise QR Download Code


for iPads / Mac / iWork

  • iPad

    iPad Biography Summary
  • Character

    iPad Character Analysis
  • First, Next,
    Then, Finally

    First, Next, Then, Last Template
  • Main Idea
    and Details

    Main Ideas And Details Template
  • Newspaper

    iPad Newspaper Template
  • Spelling Words

    iPad Spelling Words Comic
  • Frog Lifecycle
    Mini Poster

    Frog Lifecycle Mini Poster
  • Labeling
    Bones of the Body

    iPad Labeling Bones
  • iWork Numbers
    Shopping Chart

    iWork Expense Chart
  • iWork Numbers
    My First Chart

    iWork - First Chart
  • iWork Numbers
    M & M Chart

    iWork M&M Chart
  • iWork Numbers
    Budget Chart

    iWork Budget Chart