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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

Hallowe'en in America

by Ruth Edna Kelley from The Book of Hallowe'en

Chapter XV passage: Published in 1919, Ruth Edna Kel...

804 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues

The Salem Witch Trials: The Dark Truth Behind Talking Animals and Flying Broomsticks

by RV staff writer JCH

A dark part of American history, the Salem Witch tri...

879 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Main / Central Idea, Summary

The Rush

by May Kellogg Sullivan from A Woman Who Went to Alaska

Chapter IV passage: During the Klondike Gold Rush in...

429 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea


by John Muir from Stickeen

In 1879, noted naturalist John Muir went to Alaska t...

1,343 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Figurative Language, Main / Central Idea

The New Boy

Madison Parker finds herself immediately attracted to the new boy at Ryker Middle School. She figures out what is causing the a...

684 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary


by Robert Louis Stevenson from Across the Plains

While more famous for his adventure novels such as “...

510 Words, 7th-9th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Leaves from the Notebook of an Emigrant Between New York and San Francisco

by Robert Louis Stevenson from Across the Plains

“Across the Plains” was Robert Louis Stevenson’s tra...

322 Words, 7th-9th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language

To the Golden Gates

by Robert Louis Stevenson from Across the Plains

Robert Louis Stevenson traveled across the United St...

572 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language

Double Detention!

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Good-natured and exuberant Ralphie finds himself wit...

585 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Who is Solomon Vanlandingham?

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

A mysterious thief is pulling heists all over London...

1,990 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary