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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

Jo's Journal

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXIII passage: Jo March is on an adventure ...

765 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

Brother Bird Returns

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When a young blue jay falls out of the nest, he ends...

Why the Possum’s Tail Is Bare

by James Mooney from Myths of the Cherokee: Extract from the Nineteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Anthropologist and ethnologist James Mooney (1861-19...

524 Words, 1st-4th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

The Bride of the South

by James Mooney from Myths of the Cherokee: Extract from the Nineteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Born in 1861, James Mooney was an anthropologist/et...

247 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Tender Troubles

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

With so many sisters in the March family, it was ine...

718 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Our Foreign Correspondent

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Readers of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel "Little...

564 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

The Seagull

by Elizabeth Trach

A trip to the beach means seeing a seagull or two, b...

135 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Rhythm & Rhyme, Story Elements

The Climb

by Elizabeth Trach

Marco has wanted to climb the tall tree in his front...

391 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Theme

Robby Robin

by Elizabeth Trach

Robby Robin is a very friendly bird. He loves to sin...

401 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

The Audition

by Elizabeth Trach

Nancy has always dreamed of being an actress, so she...

379 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Summary