(581) Reading Comprehension Passages view all

The Lady Librarians of the 1930s

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Based on the real-life Pack Horse Library Initiative...

1,336 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Context Clues

Defence of Ft. McHenry: The Original Star Spangled Banner

by Francis Scott Key

Before it was the "The Star-Spangled Banner," the ly...

412 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

Anne Says Her Prayers

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter VII passage: Young Anne Shirley has no paren...

756 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Carly and the Candy Shoppe

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

While her parents are away, Carly is excited to look...

945 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Our Foreign Correspondent

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Readers of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel "Little...

564 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Primary Source: Mother's Day Oberved All Over America

by Boston Herald Monday, May 11, 1914

Today Mother's Day is a special day around the world...

627 Words, 4th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Mary Chesnut: News of Lincoln's Assassination

by Mary Boykin Chesnut from A Diary from Dixie

This diary entry from a Confederate general's wife r...

381 Words, 10th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Point of View

The Seagull

by Elizabeth Trach

A trip to the beach means seeing a seagull or two, b...

135 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Rhythm & Rhyme, Story Elements

Marilla Makes Up Her Mind

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter VI passage: Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic t...

1,304 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Football Days: A Yale Nightmare

by William H. Edwards from Football Days: Memories of The Game and of the Men Behind the Ball

Chapter XVIII passage: College football in the Unite...

748 Words, 6th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary