Reading Passages Upper Elementary

Fiction and nonfiction reading passages for the upper elementary grades of 3rd, 4th, and 5th
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Christmas Poems for Kids
Improve poetry comprehension in 4th-5th with 9 Christmas-themed poems. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms!
Christmas Reading Passages
8 short nonfiction reading passages and questions for 3rd-5th about Christmas and winter holiday themes. Each worksheet has one paragraph of informational text and 4 multiple-choice questions. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms!
Fables Reading Comprehension Passages
Combine fables and poetry in 3rd-4th with 8 short reading passages that each feature the poem and 5 multiple-choice questions on one page. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms!
Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension
Print or Google Forms! 8 short nonfiction reading passages and questions for 3rd-5th about the holiday of Thanksgiving. Topics include Pilgrim life, the Mayflower trip, Thanksgiving traditions, the Macy's Parade, the history of corn, taste buds, and more.
Folktales Reading Passages
Stories told by indigenous peoples of North America are featured in these 8 short reading passages with text and 5 multiple-choice comprehension questions on one page. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms!
Fairy Tales Reading Comprehension
8 short reading passages for 3rd-5th about Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, The Queen Bee, Rumplestiltskin, and The Three Spinning Fairies. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms!
Thanksgiving Reading Comprehension
Build comprehension in 4th-5th with 4 nonfiction reading passages and questions about Thanksgiving. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms!
Short Reading Comprehension Passages
Get hundreds of engaging short texts for daily reading comprehension practice in upper elementary! Options include print, TpT Digital, and Google Forms. PERFECT for morning work, centers, early finishers, interventions, homework, or test prep!
Compare and Contrast Reading Passages
Study compare and contrast nonfiction text structure with 6 short reading passages, questions, and graphic organizers about cheetahs and leopards, donkeys and mules, geckos and lizards, penguins and puffins, sea lions and seals, and tortoises and turtles. Great for 3rd-5th!
Heroes Reading Passages
Build comprehension in 3rd-5th with 8 short nonfiction reading passages and questions about heroes, lifesavers, famous rescues, and notable rescuers. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms. Includes some intense facts but all happy endings!
Short Reading Comprehension Passages
Get hundreds of engaging short texts for daily reading comprehension practice in upper elementary! Options include print, TpT Digital, and Google Forms. PERFECT for morning work, centers, early finishers, interventions, homework, or test prep!
Animal Adaptations Reading Passages
8 short nonfiction reading passages and questions for 3rd-5th about animal adaptations. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms. Read about cows chewing their cud, flying fish, the blowholes of whales, flies walking on walls, snail movement, bats hanging upside-down, woodpeckers drilling in trees, and snake fangs.
Landforms Reading Passages for Google Forms
8 short nonfiction reading passages and questions for 3rd-5th about caves, continental drift, deserts, glaciers, islands, lakes, mountains, and oceans. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms. Great for subject integration!
Communication Reading Passages
8 short nonfiction reading passages and questions for 3rd-5th about ways people communicate and communication through history. Topics include Egyptian hieroglyphics, Braille, the finger alphabet and sign language for the deaf, the telegraph and telephone, the printing press, advertising, secret codes, and the origins of language.
Halloween Reading Passages Google Forms
8 short nonfiction reading passages and 4 multiple-choice questions for 3rd-5th about scary and unusual animals. Options include print, TpT digital, and Google Forms. Topics include jellyfish, Komodo dragons, piranhas, pythons, scorpions, sharks, tarantulas, and vultures. Great for October subject integration!