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Learning Commons: Writing & Speech: Reading

Reading and Writing Resources

Woman reading book with annotation

Reading Skills


You can practice your annotation skills by printing the blank document below and annotating it.  You can then compare it to the Sample Annotated Document.

Reading Comprehension Practice



Read the excerpts of stories below and then check your reading comprehension by clicking on the interactive quiz beneath each story.

Story 1: The Last of the Mohicans


Story 2: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall


Story 3: Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Devil's Foot


Story 4: Jack and Jill


Story 5: Moby Dick