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Below you'll find 9th grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers and related vocabulary activities.
In 1879, author Robert
Louis Stevenson traveled from Great Britain to New York. From there, he took a
train across the United...
Women’s History Month is traditionally held in March, but the study of women’s history is valuable all twelve months of the yea...
Forty-four men have
served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through
wars, economic depressions, ...
The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the
For centuries, humans have
attempted to codify the rights, privileges, responsibilities, and freedoms each
person has in a so...
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A perio...
Macabre, dark, foreboding;
these adjectives are often used to describe the works of Edgar Allan Poe. While
this is true of ma...
"For never was there a tale of more
woe/Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." The last lines of William
Shakespeare's "Romeo an...
by Frances Pharcellus Church from The Sun (New York City, New York) September 21, 1897
Published in 1897, this newspaper editorial has beco...
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes
Adventure II passage: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson...