Compare and Contrast
Fact and Opinion
Main / Central Idea
Point of View
Rhythm & Rhyme
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.
An immediate bestseller, “Little Women” was published in two parts: one in 1868, and one in 1869. This coming-of-age story of t...
Many children are
already familiar with the Mother Goose nursery rhymes, which makes them easier
to read for beginning reader...
It’s hard to believe
that the same person who wrote “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” could write charming
children’s poetry, but Rob...
Women’s History Month is traditionally held in March, but the study of women’s history is valuable all twelve months of the yea...
Is there any more magical phrase than “Once upon a time”? This beginning of so many classic fairy tales sends the reader into a...
Forty-four men have
served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through
wars, economic depressions, ...
The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the
There are many unsung
African American heros and heroines in science and technology. Their
contributions are often unknown to...
A fable is a story with a moral, or lesson, at the end. Aesop, a Greek author in the 6th century B.C.E., is perhaps the most fa...
Jackson wants to make friends with Billy, the new kid in class. Billy does not seem to want to be friends. What will Jackson do?