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Adventure/Thriller Reading Passages

Adventure stories and thrillers focus on danger, risks, and unknown outcomes. Usually there are twists and turns in the plot, and lots of exciting action. It is fast-paced and often includes memorable characters.

(94) Results for Adventure/Thriller Reading Passages

The Never Bird

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 9 passage: “Peter Pan” by J.M. Barrie is the...

520 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

The Mermaids’ Lagoon

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 8 passage: Neverland in J. M. Barrie's "Pete...

474 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues

The Home Under the Ground

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 7 passage: J.M. Barrie wrote the novel "Pete...

540 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Alexander and the Jewels

Alexander knew there was treasure in the cave. Although it didn’t belong to him, he wanted it. With the help of his unwitting f...

576 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Summary

The Little House

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 6 Passage: J.M. Barrie's 1911 classic novel ...

606 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Symbolism

The Island Come True

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 5 Passage: J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan" is the ...

469 Words, 4th-5th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

The Flight

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 4 Passage: This passage from J.M. Barrie's "...

571 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary

Come Away! Come Away!

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 3 Passage: "Peter Pan" is J.M. Barrie's belo...

412 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Summary

The Shadow

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 2 Passage: J.M. Barrie's beloved classic, "P...

402 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

The Period

by Charles Dickens from A Tale of Two Cities

Book the First, Chapter I Passage: Charles Dickens w...

251 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 1300L +, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Theme