(543) Reading Comprehension Passages view all

Primary Source: The First World Series

by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado), Oct. 15, 1903

It's hard to imagine an October without a World Seri...

391 Words, 5th-9th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

The Golden Age

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 2 passage: The Titans ruled over a golden ag...

865 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

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