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3rd Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 3rd grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers and vocabulary activities. These printable3rd grade reading activities include short story excerpts,  passages from popular books as well as high-interest information topics.

(258) Results for 3rd Grade Reading Passages

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 Scarecrow

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

The scarecrow is supposed to keep birds away from th...

769 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 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

Suzanna's Summer Cottage

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

This descriptive passage tells of the long summer da...

575 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Figurative Language, Theme

Bo and the New Baby

by Elizabeth Trach

Bo is a loyal Dalmatian who loves to sit on the couc...

474 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements

The Sad Little Cloud

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Nobody seems very happy when the little cloud comes ...

564 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Summary, Theme

Rikki's Ride

by Elizabeth Trach

Rikki is a mischievous monkey who's always looking f...

400 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements

Cali Scores a Goal

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Cali is feeling disappointed that soccer season is n...

703 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

The Tiny Teddy

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Toby has been preparing to leave the teddy bear vill...

572 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Erika and the Necklace

Erika snuck into her mother’s room and tried on a necklace. Before she could put it back, the family dog bounded into the room ...

586 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme