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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

Primary Source: President Lincoln's Funeral Train

by The Philadelphia Inquirer April 25,1865

President Abraham Lincoln was the first U.S. Preside...

963 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Primary Source: The 1896 East St. Louis Tornado

from The Illinois State Journal - Friday, May 29 1896

On Wednesday, May 27, 1896, a massive tornado struck...

865 Words, 6th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Primary Source: Votes for Women Ratified

from Kansas City Star September 1, 1920

In 1920, the 19th Amendment which granted voting rig...

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

Primary Source: The Titanic Is Sinking

from Daily Illinois State Journal April 15, 1912

In 1912, the supposedly unsinkable "Titanic" sank in...

851 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Primary Source: The Wright Brothers Fly

from The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 7, 1904

The world changed forever when the Wright brothers -...

764 Words, 7th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Primary Source: The 1900 Galveston Hurricane

from "The Evening Star" (Washington, D.C.) September 10, 1900

The deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history was t...

1,051 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Main / Central Idea, Summary

An Enigma

by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) loved a good riddle poem...

170 Words, 10th-12th Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

The Road Not Taken

by Robert Frost

This poem by Robert Frost about life's choices is pe...

151 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Figurative Language, Theme

All the World's a Stage

by William Shakespeare from As You Like It

Act II Scene 7 passage: This famous monolouge from S...

224 Words, 9th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language

Astounding News

by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's most famous works are full of dark...

478 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Summary