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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 Cobbler and the Fairies

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

This version of the familiar fairy tale "The Elves ...

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

The Nail

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

The old adage "the hurrier I go, the behinder I get"...

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

Leprechaun Games

by Elizabeth Trach

Leprechauns only come out on St. Patrick's Day, so t...

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

Jonas' First Job

by Elizabeth Trach

Jonas wants a new video game, but he has to earn it....

393 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

The Jabberwocky

by Lewis Carroll from Through the Looking Glass

In "Through the Looking Glass" Lewis Carroll writes ...

174 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Figurative Language, Story Elements

Milo on the Town

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Milo is a friendly cat who enjoys visiting different...

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

Best Friends

by Elizabeth Trach

Fletch and Fritz are best friends, but Fritz's famil...

325 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Theme

Billy's Big Discovery

by Elizabeth Trach

Billy loves to play outside, but he is less enthusia...

397 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Snow Day

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Freddie gets his first snow day, but he’s not sure a...

773 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Theme

Queen Marjorie

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

The lovely queen is smart and sensible. For years s...

1,149 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme