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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

Spooky the Scaredy Cat

by RV staff writer J.C.

When a scaredy cat named Spooky goes walking on Hall...

576 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Figurative Language, Summary

The Proud Pumpkin

by RV staff writer J.C.

Jack the pumpkin is delighted and proud to be an imp...

730 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

My Birthday Wish

by RV staff writer J.C.

Celebrating a birthday means blowing out your candle...

487 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

Flossie’s First Flight

by RV staff writer J.C.

Flossie, a young tooth fairy-in-training, has to pas...

467 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Nana’s Garden

by RV staff writer J.C.

Nana gets help from her grandkids to prepare her veg...

591 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Summary

A Bike for Ben

by RV staff writer J.C.

Young Ben wants a bike like all his friends, but he ...

288 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

The Battle Between King Arthur and King Colgrin

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table need to prepare for battle. Unfortunately, Sir Tristan thinks he knows better th...

536 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

Danny and the Bully

by Staff Writer

Danny finds a slingshot. However, this is not just a...

598 Words, 3rd Grade, 420L - 730L, Summary, Theme

Ben Franklin and the Lightning Rod

Benjamin Franklin was a lot of things during his life. Some of the things he’s most remembered for was being an inventor and sc...

468 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Summary

The Wolf and the House Dog

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Although Aesop's fables were written thousands of ye...

348 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Summary, Symbolism, Theme