Informational Reading Passages

Informational pieces are nonfiction texts that have the goal of educating or instructing the reader. Informational texts may be on almost any topic, including science, social studies, math, crafts, games, cooking, sports, etc.

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Native American Heritage

November is designated Native American Heritage Month, but these passages should be of interest any time of the year. This set ...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

American Independence

Thirteen colonies in a land far, far away united and announced their independence from a distant, powerful monarch. No, it's no...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

California!

California, the Golden State. It was the discovery of gold there in the late 1840s that started a mass migration across the Nor...

Reading Set: 9 Passages

Aviation

It's hard to believe in this age of space stations and mars probes that man has only been flying in heavier that air machines f...

Reading Set: 4 Passages

Gardening

Is there anything more fascinating that putting a tiny seed into a dirt hole and watching it turn into a flower or tree or plan...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

Primary Sources

Primary sources take the reader to major historic moments as they are happening. This reading set has newspaper articles contem...

Reading Set: 8 Passages

Dog Stories for Older Students

Dogs are said to be "man's best friend." Considering the amount of literature and writing devoted to these faithful friends, th...

Reading Set: 8 Passages

Stormy Weather

Tornadoes, cyclones, hurricanes, blizzards -- weather affects us all in some way or another. This reading set focuses on the mo...

Reading Set: 4 Passages

The Olympic Games

In a celebration of peace, athleticism, and friendly competition, nations from around the world gather every four years to comp...

Reading Set: 3 Passages

Christmas for Younger Students

Christmas and children go together like, well, Santa's sleigh and flying reindeer. This reading set for younger students featur...

Reading Set: 9 Passages