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9th Grade Reading Passages

Below you'll find 9th grade reading comprehension passages along with questions and answers and related vocabulary activities. 

(126) Results for 9th Grade Reading Passages

The First National Monument: Devils Tower

by President Theodore Roosevelt

The first declared national monument in the United S...

499 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Main / Central Idea, Summary

The Lauriston Garden Mystery

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from A Study in Scarlet

Chapter III passage: Sherlock Holmes is a master of ...

1,230 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Primary Source: The First World Series

by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado), Oct. 15, 1903

It's hard to imagine an October without a World Seri...

391 Words, 5th-9th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Primary Source: The Lincoln Memorial

by Tucson Daily Citizen Feb. 27, 1922

One of the most popular monuments in the US, the Lin...

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

Primary Source: Opening of the Panama Canal

from The Times-Picayune, August 16, 1914

The impact of the Panama Canal on world transportati...

679 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Point of View, Summary

Mending Wall

by Robert Frost

One of Robert Frost's most famous poems "Mending Wal...

401 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

Old Dog

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

This short but impactful poem describes the ways a p...

197 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary, Theme

Primary Source: Washington Monument Is Almost Finished

from Wisconsin State Journal, January 2, 1885

The Washington Monument is an iconic memorial on the...

635 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Summary

Primary Source: The Statue of Liberty

from Huntsville (Alabama) Gazette, November 6, 1886

The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1...

734 Words, 8th-11th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues, Summary

The New Colossus

by Emma Lazarus

Written by Emma Lazurus in 1883, this poem appears o...

141 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Theme