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5th Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 5th grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers and vocabulary activities. These printable 5th grade practice activities are helpful for struggling readers or students who just need extra comprehension practice!

(251) Results for 5th Grade Reading Passages

Jon’s Pajama Problem

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Jon can be a forgetful kid. When he forgets his paja...

525 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Christmas in Germany

Germany gave us some of the most revered Christmas traditions, such as the decorated tree and gingerbread houses. Students will...

706 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

The Story of Fidgety Philip

by Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann from Struwwelpeter: Merry Tales and Funny Pictures

“The Story of Fidgety Philip” is a poem from the boo...

214 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

Lonely Star

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Astrid is a young star pretty much all alone in her ...

563 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Invisible Isabella

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Something strange happens to Isabella whenever she l...

569 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Story Elements, Summary

Secrets of the Seashell

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When a child finds a shell on vacation, she holds it...

753 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Figurative Language, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Jennifer’s Trick – Sara’s Treat

Jennifer wants to get even with Sara for the trick she played on her last year. She devises a plan to get Sara to ask a boy out...

493 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Mike’s Lucky Ice Cream

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When a swimmer begins to believe that eating ice cre...

810 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones: A World of Difference

by RV staff writer JCH

What's the difference in a hurricane, a typhoon, and...

637 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

The Witch Tells Fortunes

by Alice Hale Burnett from Hallowe'en at Merryvale

Chapter V passage: Alice Hale Burnett's Merryvale B...

989 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary