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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 Apple Tree

by Elizabeth Trach

The last time Kim visited her uncle's farm, in was s...

391 Words, K-1st Grades, Character Traits, Fact and Opinion, Summary

The Sawyer Family

by Elizabeth Trach

The Sawyer family has three very different children,...

Ebony's Day Out

by Elizabeth Trach

Ebony is a small black horse. She spends most days i...

398 Words, K-1st Grades, Context Clues

The Pet Store

by Elizabeth Trach

Jackie loves to visit the pet store. She likes all t...

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

Pete Saves the Day

by Elizabeth Trach

Pete is a brown dog who loves to pay chase. Unfortun...

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

Swara the Snow White Swan

by Elizabeth Trach

Swara is a beautiful white swan. She would rather si...

392 Words, K-1st Grades, Character Traits, Fact and Opinion, Theme

Why the Possum’s Tail Is Bare

by James Mooney from Myths of the Cherokee: Extract from the Nineteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Anthropologist and ethnologist James Mooney (1861-19...

524 Words, 1st-4th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

The Helpful Beaver

Brenda is a young beaver who wants to help her parents build a new lodge, but she is too small to cut down trees yet. Can Brend...

399 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

The Seagull

by Elizabeth Trach

A trip to the beach means seeing a seagull or two, b...

135 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Rhythm & Rhyme, Story Elements

The Climb

by Elizabeth Trach

Marco has wanted to climb the tall tree in his front...

391 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Theme