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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

Who’s Watching Whom?

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Jason and Katie are playing checkers and watching TV...

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

Trolls Go Trick-or-Treating

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

The group of trolls are scared of the neighborhood c...

726 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Theme

The Case of the Missing Matchbook Cars

by Elizabeth Trach

Max's favorite toy is missing. At first he suspects ...

397 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Louisa May Alcott: Novelist and Feminist

Students will read a passage about Louisa May Alcott and learn about the inspiration for her writing. They will also learn abou...

560 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Pinocchio Will Not Take His Medicine

by Carlo Collodi from The Adventures of Pinocchio

Chapter XVII passage: In 1883 Carlo Collodi wrote "...

423 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Charlie Meets His Match

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

A lone chipmunk was settling in for the winter when ...

717 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Figurative Language

Biography: Dorothea Lynde Dix

by Mary Stoyell Stimpson from The Child's Book of American Biography

Dorothea Dix was an 18th century activist for the me...

957 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

The Secret Box

by Elizabeth Trach

Juanita loves to play in the attic, but one day she ...

404 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Biography: George Washington

by Mary Stoyell Stimpson from The Child's Book of American Biography

Mary Stoyell Stimpson wrote her book of American bio...

1,100 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

The Pumpkin Patch

by Elizabeth Trach

Tyler and Jacob are searching for the perfect pumpki...

347 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary