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10th Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 10th grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers. These printable worksheet activities include original excerpts from short stories and books as well as high-interest informational topics. 

(108) Results for 10th Grade Reading Passages

The Declaration of Independence

by Second Continental Congress

The Declaration of Independence was the document ado...

379 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 1300L +, Context Clues, Summary

The Period

by Charles Dickens from A Tale of Two Cities

Book the First, Chapter I Passage: Charles Dickens w...

251 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 1300L +, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Theme

The Gift of the Magi

by O. Henry

"The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry is a favorite Chr...

140 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Summary

A Visit From St. Nicholas

by Clement C. Moore

While this beloved Christmas poem was published anon...

553 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Figurative Language

The Last of the Spirits

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave 4 Passage: Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas ...

358 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Figurative Language, Story Elements

The Courtship of Miles Standish

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In 1858, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote the poem “...

312 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Context Clues, Figurative Language

Romeo Meets Juliet

by William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet

Act I, Scene 5 passage: In this passage from "Romeo ...

218 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

The Friar's Plan

by William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet

Act IV, Scene 1 passage: This passage from "Romeo an...

565 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, written in 1789, is the core document of the French Revolution, establishing ...

943 Words, 10th-12th Grades, 1300L +, Compare and Contrast

Capulet's Garden

by William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet

Act II, Scene 2 passage: This passage is from the ba...

262 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Figurative Language, Summary