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Realistic Fiction Reading Passages

Realistic fiction tells the story of a person or animal in a real life setting. All characters act in a way that is true to life; there is no magic or extraordinary happenings. 

(265) Results for Realistic Fiction Reading Passages

Peter’s Coal-Mine

by Edith Nesbit from The Railway Children

Chapter 2 Passage: Edith Nesbit wrote "The Railway C...

406 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary

Casey at the Bat

by Ernest Lawrence Thayer

Ernest Lawrence Thayer wrote “Casey at the Bat” in 1...

604 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Figurative Language

Hans and Gretel Find a Friend

by Mary Mapes Dodge from Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates

American author Mary Mapes Dodge wrote “ Hans Brinke...

651 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary

Arachne’s Web

What happens when Katie and her band, Arachne's Web, auditions for their idol? Students will read a story about this all-girl r...

500 Words, 6th-8th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Point of View, Summary, Theme

A New Language

Students will read a story about the challenges faced when you move to a new country. Students will answer questions about main...

654 Words, 7th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, Summary

Friendship in a Bottle

Students will read a story about a message in a bottle and how it brought two strangers together. Students will answer question...

537 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, Summary

Dmitri's Watch

Students will read a story about a boy who learns a lesson about being more careful. Students will answer questions about chara...

513 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements, Theme

Sweet Country Air

Students will read a story about a boy who visits his aunt’s ranch and learns a lesson about hard work. In the process, he lear...

526 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

A Good Place to Hide

An escaped hamster is the focus of this passage. Students will read a story about the search for this wily pet and answer quest...

253 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Good Night, Archie

by RV staff author

Archie is a problem! Students will read a story abou...

502 Words, 8th-9th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Point of View, Theme