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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 Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

by Lewis Carroll from Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland

Chapter IV Passage: Lewis Carroll’s classic novel "A...

520 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary

Casey at the Bat

by Ernest Lawrence Thayer

Ernest Lawrence Thayer wrote “Casey at the Bat” in 1...

604 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Figurative Language

Hans and Gretel Find a Friend

by Mary Mapes Dodge from Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates

American author Mary Mapes Dodge wrote “ Hans Brinke...

651 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary

It Was Dreadful in the Forest

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from The Lost World

Chapter XII passage: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is most ...

639 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues

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

Friendship in a Bottle

Students will read a story about a message in a bottle and how it brought two strangers together. Students will answer question...

537 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, 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

Telephones Past and Present

Students will read a passage about the history of the telephone. Then students will answer questions about details, cause and e...

484 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Summary