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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 Lilies and the Thistles

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When some weeds grow in the lily garden, the flowers...

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

Gina and the Mustang

Gina was told she and her family would be going to her uncle’s ranch in Montana for summer vacation. She was mad she had to go ...

491 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Story Elements, Summary

You Can’t Trick Me!

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

A child and parent discuss the different ways a stra...

986 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Summary, Theme

Martel the Mouse

Martel the Mouse found the perfect home in the house of an old woman who left crumbs in the corners of the kitchen. All was goo...

601 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Summary, Theme

Rocky and the Squirrels

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Shy Rocky Raccoon wants to join the squirrels playin...

559 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Mike and the Magic Mirror

by Elizabeth Trach

When Mike catches a small toad, the last thing he ex...

401 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Goldfish Hide and Seek

by Elizabeth Trach

Jimmy is very excited about his new pet, but how do ...

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

Ladybug Math

by Elizabeth Trach

Pip and Dot are two fun-loving ladybugs who decide t...

The Long Walk to School 

by Elizabeth Trach

Eric and Doug are walking to school without Mom for ...

407 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Summary

The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle and Who Was in It

by Carl Sandburg from The Rootabaga Stories

"The Rootabaga Stories" is a collection of short sto...

589 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues