(581) Reading Comprehension Passages view all

The Fox and the Horse

by The Brothers Grimm from Fairy Tales

The Brothers Grimm, or Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, knew...

497 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Theme

Block City

by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child's Garden of Verses

Before there were Lego sets, there were wooden block...

219 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Story Elements, Summary

The Story of Prometheus: How Fire Was Given to Men

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 3 passage: In Greek mythology, Prometheus is...

946 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

The Clash of Blades

by Johnston McCulley from The Curse of Capistrano

Chapter 9 passage: This passage from the original Zo...

A Solemn Vow and Promise

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter XII passage: Little Anne Shirley has had a h...

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

A Friend

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXIV passage: While she is working as a gov...

509 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Theme

Cielito Lindo

by Traditional

Presented here in both Spanish and English, this tra...

216 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language

Anne's Impressions of Sunday School

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter XI passage: Anne Shirley, the young orphan ...

608 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

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