(613) Reading Comprehension Passages view all

Primary Source: President Lincoln's Funeral Train

by The Philadelphia Inquirer April 25,1865

President Abraham Lincoln was the first U.S. Preside...

963 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Daniel's First Trip to the Airport

by Elizabeth Trach

Daniel is very excited to ride an airplane for the f...

401 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Morning at Green Gables

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter IV passage: The classic novel "Anne of Green...

868 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

Domestic Experiences

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXVIII passage: Meg is the eldest of the Mar...

678 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Story Elements

Wendy the Wasp

by Elizabeth Trach

Wendy the Wasp is always hungry. She loves to find d...

402 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Summary

Primary Source: The 1896 East St. Louis Tornado

from The Illinois State Journal - Friday, May 29 1896

On Wednesday, May 27, 1896, a massive tornado struck...

865 Words, 6th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Helen and the World's Fair

by Helen Keller from The Story of My Life

Chapter XV passage: Born in the 19th century as a he...

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

Homework

by Elizabeth Trach

Elena loves school, but she also loves to play with ...

361 Words, K-1st Grades, Story Elements, Summary

Literary Lessons

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXVII passage: As the sisters in "Little Wom...

660 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Theme

Primary Source: Votes for Women Ratified

from Kansas City Star September 1, 1920

In 1920, the 19th Amendment which granted voting rig...

715 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Summary