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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 Garden of Live Flowers

by Lewis Carroll from Through the Looking-Glass

Chapter II passage: Lewis Carroll wrote "Through the...

658 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary


by Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” was published in 1910. I...

297 Words, 5th-8th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Figurative Language

The Deadly Desert Crossed

by L. Frank Baum from The Road to Oz

Chapter 12 passage: L. Frank Baum wrote thirteen boo...

817 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Story Elements, Summary

Jo Meets Apollyon

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter Eight passage: "Little Women" by Louisa May...

697 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

For a Bit of Ribbon

by Albert Payson Terhune from Lad: A Dog

Chapter V passage: "Lad: A Dog" was written by Albe...

637 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues

The Winning of Knighthood

by Howard Pyle from The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

Chapter III passage: Howard Pyle wrote The Story of ...

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

Fit the First. THE LANDING

by Lewis Carroll from The Hunting of the Snark

The Hunting of the Snark is a nonsense poem by Lewis...

516 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Summary

Captains Courageous: Rescued!

by Rudyard Kipling from Captains Courageous

Chapter I passage: Rudyard Kipling wrote Captains Co...

741 Words, 5th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Paul Revere’s Ride

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote his poem “Paul Reve...

575 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1300L +, Story Elements

Jungle Battles

by Edgar Rice Burroughs from Tarzan of the Apes

Chapter VI passage: Published in 1914, Edgar Rice Bu...

503 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary