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Science Fiction/Fantasy Reading Passages

Science fiction and fantasy both feature a setting, characters, or objects that do not exist or can not exist in the real world. Science fiction focuses on inventions, discoveries, or technology that are a part of the future. The plot often deals with man's interaction with this new scientific marvel. A work of fantasy focuses on magic, super powers, and mystical creatures. In many fantasies, the plot action revolves around a journey, quest, or task that must be completed by the main characters. 

(143) Results for Science Fiction/Fantasy Reading Passages

The Homesick Connecticut Yankee

by Mark Twain from "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court "

Chapter VII passage: Mark Twain published "A Connect...

433 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

A Stormy Day

by Anna Sewell from Black Beauty

Chapter 12 passage: "Black Beauty" is the story of a...

502 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

The Garden of Live Flowers

by Lewis Carroll from Through the Looking-Glass

Chapter II passage: Lewis Carroll wrote "Through the...

658 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

The Deadly Desert Crossed

by L. Frank Baum from The Road to Oz

Chapter 12 passage: L. Frank Baum wrote thirteen boo...

817 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Story Elements, Summary

The Winning of Knighthood

by Howard Pyle from The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

Chapter III passage: Howard Pyle wrote The Story of ...

626 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues

The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle

by Carl Sandburg from The Rootabaga Stories

"The Rootabaga Stories" is a collection of short sto...

608 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Fit the First. THE LANDING

by Lewis Carroll from The Hunting of the Snark

The Hunting of the Snark is a nonsense poem by Lewis...

516 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Summary

The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

by Lewis Carroll from Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland

Chapter IV Passage: Lewis Carroll’s classic novel "A...

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

It Was Dreadful in the Forest

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from The Lost World

Chapter XII passage: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is most ...

639 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues

The Willful Little Breeze

by Thornton Burgess from Old Mother West Wind

Thornton Burgess loved nature and liked to write abo...

379 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary