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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

Ladybug Math

by Elizabeth Trach

Pip and Dot are two fun-loving ladybugs who decide t...

The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle and Who Was in It

by Carl Sandburg from The Rootabaga Stories

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

589 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

The Bat and the Weasels

Sometimes it takes some fast thinking to get out of a tight situation. A clumsy little bat finds this out when he has some tric...

507 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Searching for Signs of Intelligent Life

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

An alien travels to Earth looking for a friendly spe...

653 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Summary, Theme

The Super Summer Strawberry

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Sara’s strawberry is the biggest she’s ever seen. Wh...

530 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

Curious Cats

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Three cats just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. T...

510 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements

Molly and Buster

by Elizabeth Trach

Molly the cat likes her life just fine, but one day ...

399 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Theme

Three Little Birds

by Elizabeth Trach

Three talkative birds learn that not everyone likes ...

379 Words, K-1st Grades, Story Elements, Theme

The Puppy Who Lost Her Wag

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When a puppy finds herself lost in the woods, her ha...

1,208 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Summary, Theme

The Magic Barrel

Steven found a magic barrel. Whatever was put in it, the barrel would produce more of it. However, Steven’s grandfather knew th...

487 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Summary, Theme