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1st Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 1st grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers. These printable, elementary school worksheet activities include excerpts from short stories and books as well as high-interest information topics. 

(154) Results for 1st Grade Reading Passages

The Long Walk to School 

by Elizabeth Trach

Eric and Doug are walking to school without Mom for ...

407 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Summary

The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle and Who Was in It

by Carl Sandburg from The Rootabaga Stories

"The Rootabaga Stories" is a collection of short sto...

589 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

The Bat and the Weasels

Sometimes it takes some fast thinking to get out of a tight situation. A clumsy little bat finds this out when he has some tric...

507 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

The Gardener and the King

Nothing would grow in the King’s garden. No matter who tried, they couldn’t get anything to grow. Finally, the King found a gar...

488 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Don’t Drink from That Pond!

Bruce the dog kept telling Daisy the cat not to do bad things. Daisy didn’t listen and discovered the consequences. After readi...

457 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Curious Cats

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Three cats just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. T...

510 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements

Osceola and the Indian Removal Act

Although not born a Seminole, Osceola became a well-known tribal leader and warrior. He and other warriors refused to sign the ...

389 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Joey's Trip to the Dentist

by Elizabeth Trach

Joey is excited to have a special lunch with his dad...

378 Words, K-1st Grades, Story Elements, Summary

Sarah Plants a Seed

by Elizabeth Trach

When the weather gets warm, Sarah's mother loves to ...

388 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Amanda's First Day

by Elizabeth Trach

Amanda is the new girl in school, and she is worried...

320 Words, K-1st Grades, Character Traits, Theme