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11th Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 11th 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. 

(87) Results for 11th Grade Reading 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

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

Primary Source: Opening of the Panama Canal

from The Times-Picayune, August 16, 1914

The impact of the Panama Canal on world transportati...

679 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Point of View, Summary

Mending Wall

by Robert Frost

One of Robert Frost's most famous poems "Mending Wal...

401 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

Primary Source: Washington Monument Is Almost Finished

from Wisconsin State Journal, January 2, 1885

The Washington Monument is an iconic memorial on the...

635 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Summary