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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

Spiff the Elf

by Elizabeth Trach

Spiff is one of Santa's elves, but he isn't always c...

395 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Story Elements, Summary

Jack and Jason

Jason and Jack are brothers who don’t get along; in fact, they fight constantly. When Mom finally gets fed up one summer and th...

526 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary, Theme

Grace Wants a Bike

Grace wants a new bike. Her friend Mia just got one merely by asking. However, Grace’s parents tell her she must work for hers....

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

Peggy and June

by Elizabeth Trach

Peggy and June are two frogs with very different ski...

405 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

The Duckling Parade

by Elizabeth Trach

A family of ducks have been hiding in the bushes at ...

397 Words, K-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

The Green Balloon

by Elizabeth Trach

Diana has saved up her money to spend at the circus....

397 Words, K-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

The Spelling Bee

by Elizabeth Trach

Maria is not happy about having to stay home from sc...

412 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Story Elements, Summary

The Fairy House

by Elizabeth Trach

When John notices a ring of violets in his back yard...

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

Andrew's New Kitten

by Elizabeth Trach

Andrew thought he wanted a cat, but he didn't realiz...

370 Words, K-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

The Argument

by Elizabeth Trach

Blip and Dit-dit are best friends, but that doesn't ...

418 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Story Elements, Summary, Theme