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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 Story of the Three Bears

by L. Leslie Brooke from The Golden Goose Book

“The Three Bears” is a classic fairy tale that has b...

1,190 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

The Sleeping Beauty

by Watty Piper from Children's Hour with Red Riding Hood and Other Stories

There are many versions of the classic fairy tale, “...

372 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 1300L +, Context Clues, Summary

Little Red Riding-hood

by Florence Holbrook from Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades

One of the most popular fairy tales of all time is “...

1,130 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Summary, Theme

The Story of the Three Little Pigs

by Joseph Jacobs from English Fairy Tales

Perhaps one of the most famous fairy tales of all ti...

974 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Jack After the Beanstalk

What happened after Jack climbed the famous beanstalk and got his fortune? This story is a follow-up of the classic fairy tale ...

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

Samantha and Tricky

Samantha and her cat, Tricky, are playing in the yard when a blinding light gives them the ability to understand each other. Th...

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

Cali Loses a Tooth

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Young Cali isn’t quite ready for her first tooth to ...

593 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

Thumbelina Meets the King of the Flowers

"Thumbelina" is a story about a tiny girl and was originally written by Hans Christian Andersen. This passage retells the part ...

537 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Figurative Language, Summary

Playful Puppies

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When Ava leaves her room, she has no idea what fun h...

349 Words, K-1st Grades, 420L - 730L, Summary

The Oriole and the Snipe

Sandy is a brownish snipe, and Oliver is a bright orange oriole. They discover they have a lot of differences between them. The...

510 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary, Theme