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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

The Cobbler and the Fairies

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

This version of the familiar fairy tale "The Elves ...

909 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Summary

I Went Up One Pair of Stairs

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

Young children love silly jokes and always have, as ...

177 Words, K-2nd Grades, Summary, Theme

Spenser's First Web

by Elizabeth Trach

Spenser is a young spider trying to spin his first w...

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

The Nail

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

The old adage "the hurrier I go, the behinder I get"...

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

Leprechaun Games

by Elizabeth Trach

Leprechauns only come out on St. Patrick's Day, so t...

135 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Story Elements, Summary

Jonas' First Job

by Elizabeth Trach

Jonas wants a new video game, but he has to earn it....

393 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

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