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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

Aesop's Fables

A fable is a story with a moral, or lesson, at the end. Aesop, a Greek author in the 6th century B.C.E., is perhaps the most fa...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll's iconic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is a journey with little Alice through a fantastical world full of va...

Reading Set: 12 Passages

Two Very Different Sisters

Ella and Madison are twins but they are very different. Ella wants to spend the morning styling hair and Madison wants to spend...

807 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, Context Clues

Madison Dreams Big

Madison has a hard time concentrating in class until she meets someone who will inspire her to dream big.

1,060 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements

Ella's First Fashion Creation

Ella creates her very first fashion creation. When she wears the dress to school, the day has a very surprise ending.

1,208 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Rhythm & Rhyme

Curious About Everything

While home from school, Jackson explores his brother’s and sisters’ rooms and wonders why his room is so different from theirs.

718 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements

Carter's Surprise

When Carter comes home from school, his brother has a surprise waiting for him. But will it be a good surprise?

790 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

The Red Sock

by Elizabeth Trach

When Mom gets sick, Jeremy decides to help around th...

Icarus

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 14, part III passage: One of the most famous...

826 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

On the Shelf

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXVIII passage: There are many differences ...

679 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Theme