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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

Jane and Cousin John

by Charlotte Brontë from Jane Eyre

Chapter I passage: Charlotte Brontë published her no...

456 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Point of View

Here’s the Spin on Tornadoes

by RV Staff Writer J.C.H.

Tornadoes are a destructive force of nature. This pa...

495 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

The Gold Rush: Rise of the Golden State

by RV Staff Writer J.C.H.

Gold! That was the cry in 1849 as the world began to...

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

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

by Mark Twain

No one could "spin a yarn" like Samuel Clements, aka...

422 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

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

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

Racing Alaska’s Historic Iditarod Trail

Students will read a passage about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. They will learn about the history of the trail and the bre...

468 Words, 4th-7th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

The Great Race of Mercy

Students will read a passage about sled dogs and the 1925 Great Race of Mercy. Students will then answer questions about the ma...

440 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary