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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

Picture-books in Winter

by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child’s Garden of Verses

“A Child’s Garden of Verses” is Robert Louis Stevens...

110 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Theme

Molly and Buster

by Elizabeth Trach

Molly the cat likes her life just fine, but one day ...

399 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Theme

My Shadow

by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child’s Garden of Verses

This delightful poem by Robert Louis Stevenson was p...

152 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Rhythm & Rhyme, Theme

The Land of Counterpane

by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child’s Garden of Verses

This poem is from “A Child’s Garden of Verses” by Ro...

118 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Theme

Three Little Birds

by Elizabeth Trach

Three talkative birds learn that not everyone likes ...

379 Words, K-1st Grades, Story Elements, Theme

The Swing

by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child’s Garden of Verses

Robert Louis Stevenson delighted generations of chil...

84 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

Bed in Summer

by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child’s Garden of Verses

Besides being a adventure novelist and a travel writ...

92 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Theme

The Magic Barrel

Steven found a magic barrel. Whatever was put in it, the barrel would produce more of it. However, Steven’s grandfather knew th...

487 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Summary, Theme

Tammy and the Fairy

Tammy finds a dollar under a rock each morning on her way to school. When she buys candy and toys, her mother becomes suspiciou...

619 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Foreign Lands

by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child’s Garden of Verses

Robert Louis Stevenson was a poet as well as a novel...

131 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary, Theme