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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

Black History Month

The United States and Canada observe Black History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the co...

Reading Set: 14 Passages

Documents of Freedom

For centuries, humans have attempted to codify the rights, privileges, responsibilities, and freedoms each person has in a so...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

The French Revolution

The French Revolution began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United States to Europe. A perio...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Edgar Allan Poe

Macabre, dark, foreboding; these adjectives are often used to describe the works of Edgar Allan Poe. While this is true of ma...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

Romeo and Juliet

"For never was there a tale of more woe/Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." The last lines of William Shakespeare's "Romeo an...

Reading Set: 4 Passages

Primary Source: Is There a Santa Claus?

by Frances Pharcellus Church from The Sun (New York City, New York) September 21, 1897

Published in 1897, this newspaper editorial has beco...

538 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Main / Central Idea

Adventure II: The Red-headed League

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

Adventure II passage: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson...

579 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

The First National Monument: Devils Tower

by President Theodore Roosevelt

The first declared national monument in the United S...

499 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Sonnet XLIII

by Elizabeth Barrett Browning from Sonnets from the Portuguese

One of the greatest love poems of all times, Elizabe...

132 Words, 10th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Rhythm & Rhyme, Theme

The Lauriston Garden Mystery

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from A Study in Scarlet

Chapter III passage: Sherlock Holmes is a master of ...

1,230 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary