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2nd Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 2nd grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers and vocabulary activities. These printable, elementary school worksheet activities include short story excerpts,  passages from popular books as well as high-interest information topics.

(242) Results for 2nd Grade Reading Passages

Biography: George Washington

by Mary Stoyell Stimpson from The Child's Book of American Biography

Mary Stoyell Stimpson wrote her book of American bio...

1,100 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, 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 Pumpkin Patch

by Elizabeth Trach

Tyler and Jacob are searching for the perfect pumpki...

347 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Biography: Benjamin Franklin

by Mary Stoyell Stimpson from The Child's Book of American Biography

This biography of Benjamin Franklin, written in 1915...

724 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, 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

Diana Learns to Fly

by Elizabeth Trach

When Diana helps her father do the laundry, she find...

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

As Rare as Hen's Teeth

by Elizabeth Trach

Millie loves to visit her grandparents' farm, but sh...

383 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Diana Goes to the Beach

by Elizabeth Trach

Now that Diana knows how to fly her green balloon by...

381 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Diana Visits theĀ Farm

by Elizabeth Trach

Diana forgot to make her brother a birthday card, bu...

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

The Snowman

by Elizabeth Trach

Jenna and Jesse have a snow day! They decide to buil...

368 Words, K-2nd Grades, Figurative Language, Story Elements, Theme