(120) Reading Comprehension Passages view all

The Wish Fish

by Elizabeth Trach

When Laurel wins a goldfish at the school festival, ...

Primary Source: Is There a Santa Claus?

by Frances Pharcellus Church from The Sun (New York City, New York) September 21, 1897

Published in 1897, this newspaper editorial has beco...

538 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Main / Central Idea

A Tempest in the School Teapot

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

In this passage from "Anne of Green Gables," Anne ha...

Delphi

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 7, part II passage: This Greek myth from a b...

815 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Character Traits, Figurative Language, Theme

Anne’s Confession

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter XIV passage: It's a sad time at Green Gables...

991 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Theme

Beth's Secret

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXVI passage: By this chapter, the reader h...

509 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Figurative Language, Summary, Theme

The Delights of Anticipation

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter XIII passage: There's a Sunday School picni...

772 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

Two Little Foxes

by Elizabeth Trach

Mabel and Marty are two young foxes that live in the...

The Clash of Blades

by Johnston McCulley from The Curse of Capistrano

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

Cielito Lindo

by Traditional

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

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