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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 Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle

by Carl Sandburg from The Rootabaga Stories

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

608 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Pollyanna's Game

by Eleanor Porter from Pollyanna

Chapter V passage: "Pollyanna" was written by Eleano...

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

The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Beginning

by Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen was a famous Danish writer. ...

317 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements

Paul Revere’s Ride

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote his poem “Paul Reve...

575 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1300L +, Story Elements

In the Attic

by Frances Hogsdon Burnett from A Little Princess

Chapter VIII passage: Frances Hogsdon Burnett wrote ...

346 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary

Peter’s Coal-Mine

by Edith Nesbit from The Railway Children

Chapter 2 Passage: Edith Nesbit wrote "The Railway C...

406 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary

The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

by Lewis Carroll from Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland

Chapter IV Passage: Lewis Carroll’s classic novel "A...

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

Hans and Gretel Find a Friend

by Mary Mapes Dodge from Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates

American author Mary Mapes Dodge wrote “ Hans Brinke...

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

The Willful Little Breeze

by Thornton Burgess from Old Mother West Wind

Thornton Burgess loved nature and liked to write abo...

379 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

The Little Mermaid and Her Sisters

by Hans Christian Andersen from The Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Andersen was a famous Danish writer o...

575 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements, Summary