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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

Jack After the Beanstalk

What happened after Jack climbed the famous beanstalk and got his fortune? This story is a follow-up of the classic fairy tale ...

631 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Samantha and Tricky

Samantha and her cat, Tricky, are playing in the yard when a blinding light gives them the ability to understand each other. Th...

482 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Summary, Theme

Cali Loses a Tooth

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Young Cali isn’t quite ready for her first tooth to ...

593 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

Samuel and the Elf

Samuel chopped the wood and did all the manual labor for the family. It was expected of him, even though his axe was dull, and ...

391 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Theme

Clara Barton and the American Red Cross

Clara Barton was a fearless woman. Her desire to help Union soldiers during the Civil War led her to be known as the “Angel of ...

351 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

African American Inventors: Granville T. Woods

by RV Staff Writer A.A.

Inventor Granville Woods overcame early obstacles to...

283 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

African American Inventors: Lewis Latimer

by RV Staff Writer A.A.

African American inventor Lewis Latimer is the paten...

213 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

African American Inventors: Patricia Bath

by RV Staff Writer A.A.

Patricia Bath was the first black female doctor to r...

245 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

African American Inventors: George Washington Carver

by RV Staff Writer A.A.

Born into slavery, George Washington Carver would ev...

343 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Summary

African American Inventors: Elijah McCoy

by R.V. Staff Writer A.A.

One of the premier inventors of his time, Elijah McC...

213 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary