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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

Conservation

We’ve only one planet to live on, so the preservation of natural resources for our children and grandchildren is up to us. This...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

Mother Goose

Many children are already familiar with the Mother Goose nursery rhymes, which makes them easier to read for beginning reader...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

A Child’s Garden of Verses

It’s hard to believe that the same person who wrote “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” could write charming children’s poetry, but Rob...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

Classic Fairy Tales

Is there any more magical phrase than “Once upon a time”? This beginning of so many classic fairy tales sends the reader into a...

Reading Set: 11 Passages

Aesop's Fables

A fable is a story with a moral, or lesson, at the end. Aesop, a Greek author in the 6th century B.C.E., is perhaps the most fa...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

The New Kid in Class

Jackson wants to make friends with Billy, the new kid in class. Billy does not seem to want to be friends. What will Jackson do?

385 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Fact and Opinion

Sophie's First Visit

Sophie has her very first visit with a friend away from home. Will it be a good visit or a bad visit?

621 Words, K-1st Grades, Context Clues, Fact and Opinion

Sophie's First Dance Recital

Sophie is nervous about her very first dance recital. How will she ever dance in front of so many people? Mom has an idea that ...

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

Sophie the Little Hero

Sophie does not always like being the baby of the family. Then, one day she finds that her small size is perfect for being a h...

Madison Gets It All Wrong

Madison is happy about everyone who is coming to her birthday party except for the new girl in class, Lucy Gilbert. Will Lucy r...

1,500 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Context Clues