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4th Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 4th grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers and vocabulary activities. These printable, 4th grade reading exercises are great for students who need comprehension skills improvement and general practice.

(280) Results for 4th Grade Reading Passages

Nana the Nanny

by J. M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 1 passage: The novel “Peter Pan” began as a ...

551 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi's Battle

by Rudyard Kipling from Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

This is a passage from Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 short ...

643 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues

The Rescue of the Tin Woodman

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz which was published in 19...

678 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Dmitri's Watch

Students will read a story about a boy who learns a lesson about being more careful. Students will answer questions about chara...

513 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements, Theme

Sweet Country Air

Students will read a story about a boy who visits his aunt’s ranch and learns a lesson about hard work. In the process, he lear...

526 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

A Good Place to Hide

An escaped hamster is the focus of this passage. Students will read a story about the search for this wily pet and answer quest...

253 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Down the Rabbit-Hole

by Lewis Carroll from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter I passage: Lewis Carroll wrote “Alice’s Adve...

176 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary

The Case of the Missing Magazines

by RV staff writer

Students will read a detective story and see if they...

555 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements

A Farmer's Friend

by Staff Writer

Earthworms might be considered the unsung heroes of ...

234 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Main / Central Idea, Point of View, Summary

Opening the Door to Learning

Laura Bridgman was the first deaf and blind person to learn to read and write, opening the door for others like her. Students w...

497 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Main / Central Idea