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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

Echo the Christmas Parrot

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Lucy sends her Christmas letter to the North Pole an...

790 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, Summary

Playful Puppies

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When Ava leaves her room, she has no idea what fun h...

349 Words, K-1st Grades, 420L - 730L, Summary

The Christmas Village

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Every year, the miniature village is set out the sam...

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

The End of It

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave 5 passage: This passage from Charles Dickens’ ...

451 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Story Elements

The Second of the Three Spirits

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave Three passage: This passage from Charles Dicke...

616 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 420L - 730L, Theme

The First of the Three Spirits

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave 2 passage: Charles Dickens’ classic story “A C...

781 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues, Summary

Marley’s Ghost

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave 1 passage: Taken from the first section of Dic...

671 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Figurative Language, Theme

When Wendy Grew Up

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 17 passage: This text from J.M. Barrie’s “Pe...

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

The Return Home

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 16 passage: J.M. Barrie’s tale “Peter Pan" r...

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

“Hook or Me This Time”

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 15 passage: “Peter Pan” is the classic tale ...

549 Words, 4th-5th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary