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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

Primary Source: The 1900 Galveston Hurricane

from "The Evening Star" (Washington, D.C.) September 10, 1900

The deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history was t...

1,051 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Main / Central Idea, Summary

The Road Not Taken

by Robert Frost

This poem by Robert Frost about life's choices is pe...

151 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Figurative Language, Theme

All the World's a Stage

by William Shakespeare from As You Like It

Act II Scene 7 passage: This famous monolouge from S...

224 Words, 9th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language

Astounding News

by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's most famous works are full of dark...

478 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

A Valentine

by Edgar Allan Poe

Always full of mystery, Edgar Allan Poe wrote this p...

193 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Theme

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

The Creature Finds Fire

by Mary Shelley from Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

Chapter 11 passage: Published in 1818, Mary Shelley'...

507 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Theme

Primary Source: Spanish Flu Pandemic

from The Oregonian, October 12, 1918

The 1918 influenza pandemic, often called the Spanis...

789 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

The Creature's Beginning

by Mary Shelley from Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

Chapter V passage: Mary Shelley's 1818 novel "Franke...

659 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

Explanation

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