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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

The Shadow

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 2 Passage: J.M. Barrie's beloved classic, "P...

402 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Fortuna’s Horn

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

The small forest creatures are busy getting ready fo...

1,083 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

Native Americans: The Wampanoag Tribe

by RV Staff Writer A. A.

The Wampanoag tribe was the tribe that were a part o...

283 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

How We Kept Thanksgiving at Oldtown

by Harriet Beecher Stowe from Oldtown Folks

Chapter XXVII Passage: Harriet Beecher Stowe, best k...

272 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Figurative Language

A Christmas Fairy

by John Strange Winter from The Children’s Book of Christmas Stories

“A Christmas Fairy” is a short story published in 19...

448 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Theme

The Proud Pumpkin

by RV staff writer J.C.

Jack the pumpkin is delighted and proud to be an imp...

730 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

The Early Bird Catches the Worm

by RV staff writer J.C.

Vanessa isn’t known for being an “early bird” but on...

504 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Figurative Language, Theme

Boyhood and Youth

by Theodore Roosevelt from Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography

Chapter 1 passage: Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) wa...

425 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues

The Winged Monkeys

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 14 Passage: L. Frank Baum wrote "The Wonderf...

839 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

The Search for the Wicked Witch

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 12 Passage: L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful W...

675 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary, Theme