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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

Sonnet 130

by William Shakespeare

Primarily known for his plays, Shakespeare also wrot...

126 Words, 10th-12th Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Theme

A Valentine

by Edgar Allan Poe

Always full of mystery, Edgar Allan Poe wrote this p...

193 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Theme

Primary Source: First Modern Olympic Games

from Boston Daily Advertiser, March 24, 1896

The first modern Olympic Games was a much smaller af...

381 Words, 5th-12th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Summary

The Creature Finds Fire

by Mary Shelley from Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

Chapter 11 passage: Published in 1818, Mary Shelley'...

507 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Theme

Primary Source: Spanish Flu Pandemic

from The Oregonian, October 12, 1918

The 1918 influenza pandemic, often called the Spanis...

789 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

The Creature's Beginning

by Mary Shelley from Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

Chapter V passage: Mary Shelley's 1818 novel "Franke...

659 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

The Voyage of the Anchises

by Willa Cather from One of Ours

Book Four, Chapter VI passage: Willa Cather's Pulitz...

566 Words, 10th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Portia's Speech

by William Shakespeare from The Merchant of Venice

Act IV, Scene 1 passage: William Shakespeare's chara...

243 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Figurative Language, Theme

The Line-Gang

by Robert Frost

Robert Frost (1874-1963) is one of the most celebrat...

112 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language

Before the Battle

by Stephen Crane from The Red Badge of Courage

Chapter I passage: Stephen Crane's classic tale "The...

381 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary, Theme