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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

Nana’s Garden

by RV staff writer J.C.

Nana gets help from her grandkids to prepare her veg...

591 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Summary

A Bike for Ben

by RV staff writer J.C.

Young Ben wants a bike like all his friends, but he ...

288 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

The Princess and the Green Troll

A queen spoils her daughter, and the princess grows up vain and conceited. When it is time to marry, the princess thinks all pr...

622 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Tachel and Shen, Brother Stars

Tachel and Shen were stars in the heavens. They were brothers who did everything together. Then one day Tachel lost his favorit...

517 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

The Wolf and the House Dog

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Although Aesop's fables were written thousands of ye...

348 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Summary, Symbolism, Theme

The Mother and the Wolf

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

The Greek author Aesop wrote fables centuries ago th...

174 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Theme

Mercury and the Woodman

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Although they were written centuries ago, Aesop's fa...

435 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Theme

The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Aesop is the well-loved writer of fables. Even thoug...

291 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Theme

The Fox and the Goat

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Aesop's fables are much beloved stories written cent...

186 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Theme

The Astrologer

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Aesop was an ancient Greek storyteller who wrote his...

212 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Theme