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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 Mother and the Wolf

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

The Greek author Aesop wrote fables centuries ago th...

174 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Theme

Mercury and the Woodman

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Although they were written centuries ago, Aesop's fa...

435 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Theme

The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Aesop is the well-loved writer of fables. Even thoug...

291 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Theme

The Fox and the Goat

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Aesop's fables are much beloved stories written cent...

186 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Theme

The Astrologer

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Aesop was an ancient Greek storyteller who wrote his...

212 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Theme

Alice's Evidence

by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter XII Passage: Lewis Carroll's delightful stor...

615 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Story Elements, Summary

Who Stole the Tarts?

by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter XI Passage: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland...

566 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary

The Lobster Quadrille

by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter X Passage: Lewis Carroll's "Alice Adventures...

309 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

The Mock Turtle's Story

by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter IX Passage: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderlan...

441 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Compare and Contrast, Figurative Language

The Queen's Croquet-Ground

by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter VIII Passage: In Lewis Carroll's "Alice in W...

405 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Story Elements, Summary