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7th Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 7th grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers and related vocabulary activities. These printable worksheet activities include original excerpts from short stories and books as well as high-interest informational topics. 

(112) Results for 7th Grade Reading Passages

A Puppy for Poppy

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When her boy has to go away to college, Poppy is so ...

610 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Figurative Language, Summary

The Wright Brothers’ Aeroplane

by Orville and Wilbur Wright from The Early History of the Airplane

Chapter I passage: Major moments in history do not a...

357 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Helen and Boating

by Helen Keller from The Story of My Life

CHAPTER XXII passage: Born in 1880, Helen Keller was...

Primary Source: The Wright Brothers Fly

from The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 7, 1904

The world changed forever when the Wright brothers -...

764 Words, 7th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Sea Hag

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Intro: This chilling poem should thrill students wh...

263 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Context Clues, Theme

Primary Source: Gold in California!

from "Trenton State Gazette" (New Jersey) September 16, 1848

The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in Californ...

514 Words, 4th-8th Grades, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Primary Source: Comanche, the Army Horse and Hero

from "The Tribune" (San Luis Obispo, California) June 1, 1878

Comanche, a U.S. Army horse, was known as the only U...

658 Words, 4th-8th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

A Pirate’s Life for Me

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

A man describes growing up with his pirate parents a...

680 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Point of View

Primary Source: First Modern Olympic Games

from Boston Daily Advertiser, March 24, 1896

The first modern Olympic Games was a much smaller af...

381 Words, 5th-12th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Summary


by H. G. Wells from The Time Machine

Chapter VIII passage: H.G. Wells' classic novel "The...

509 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements