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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

Little Red Riding-Hood

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

One of the very best-known fairy tales of all time, ...

1,202 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Theme

The Three Wishes

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

This story is an adaptation of the classic "three wi...

761 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues

The Big Test

by Elizabeth Trach

Jason has first test today. He worked hard studying ...

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

Karen Helps Out

by Elizabeth Trach

Karen has always loved to watch her father fix thing...

368 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Milo on the Town

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Milo is a friendly cat who enjoys visiting different...

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

Best Friends

by Elizabeth Trach

Fletch and Fritz are best friends, but Fritz's famil...

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

Jimmy's New Year's Resolution

by Elizabeth Trach

Jimmy has never made a New Year's resolution before,...

337 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

What Does Bandit Want?

by Elizabeth Trach

If only dogs could talk! Bandit wakes Alexis up one ...

331 Words, K-2nd Grades, Story Elements, Summary

The Elephant Ride

by Elizabeth Trach

Nancy is excited to go to the circus for the first t...

330 Words, K-2nd Grades, Story Elements, Summary

The Last Leaf

by Elizabeth Trach

Three little leaves are clinging to a tree in autumn...

401 Words, K-2nd Grades, Story Elements, Summary