(598) Reading Comprehension Passages view all

Carving Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore is an iconic US landmark in South Dakota. It features the sculptures of four US Presidents: George Washington, T...

486 Words, 5th-7th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Summary

In the Neighborhood

Students will read a story about two girls from very different backgrounds who become friends. Students will answer questions a...

502 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Point of View, Story Elements

Survival!

Students will read a story about a camping trip that turns into an unforgettable adventure. Students will answer questions abou...

556 Words, 7th-9th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements

Machines Like Us

by Staff Writer

Students will read a passage about robotics and the ...

635 Words, 8th-9th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, Summary

The Interview

Shyness can add stress to job interviews, but Brian finds an unlikely ally in his quest to overcome his shyness and find a part...

486 Words, 10th-11th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Story Elements

The Homesick Connecticut Yankee

by Mark Twain from "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court "

Chapter VII passage: Mark Twain published "A Connect...

433 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

Mark Twain: How to Tell a Story

by Mark Twain

While Mark Twain wrote many fictional works, he also...

335 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

In the Old Graveyard

by Mark Twain from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Chapter IX passage: Mark Twain’s 1876 masterpiece "T...

306 Words, 5th-7th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

The House of Usher

by Edgar Allan Poe from The Fall of the House of Usher

“The Fall of the House of Usher” is a short story wr...

232 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Figurative Language

The Story of the Oval Portrait

by Edgar Allan Poe from The Oval Portrait

Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story “The Oval Portrai...

491 Words, 7th-10th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary