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Fifth Grade Reading Comprehension

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Reading Comprehension Choices

  1. Age of Exploration
  2. Amelia Earhart
  3. American Revolution
  4. Assassination of Abe Lincoln
  5. Lincoln’s Childhood
  6. Abraham Lincoln’s Middle Years (page 1)
  7. Abraham Lincoln’s Middle Years (page 2)
  8. Abraham Lincoln’s Middle Years (page 3)
  9. Abraham Lincoln as President (page 1)
  10. Abraham Lincoln as President (page 2)
  11. Abraham Lincoln as President (page 3
  12. Abraham Lincoln as President (page 4)
  13. Arizona Cardinals
  14. Atlanta Falcons
  15. Auroras(NEW)
  16. Baltimore Ravens
  17. Babe Ruth
  18. Battles of Lexington & Conc.
  19. Battles in New York City
  20. Battle of Saratoga
  21. Battle of Trenton
  22. Benjamin Franklin
  23. Bill Gates
  24. Boston Massacre
  25. Buffalo Bills
  26. Carolina Panthers
  27. Chicago Bears
  28. Constitutional Convention
  29. Civil War
  30. Dallas Cowboys
  31. Emancipation Proclamation
  32. Florida Manatee
  33. Fort Ticonderoga
  34. Hank Aaron
  35. History of Popcorn
  36. History of Doughnuts (donuts)
  37. History of Jell-O
  38. Hurricanes NEW!
  39. History of Potato Chips
  40. Jackie Robinson
  41. Jamestown (Part 1) NEW
  42. Jamestown (Part 2)NEW
  43. John Hancock
  44. Larry Bird
  45. Legislative Branch
  46. Lightning and Thunder NEW!
  47. Marquis de Lafayette NEW!
  48. Maya Lin
  49. Mary Todd Lincoln
  50. Mickey Mantle
  51. New Orleans Saints NEW!
  52. New York Jets
  53. Penny Debate: Keep it or Get Rid of it? NEW!
  54. Phillis Wheatley
  55. Plymouth Colony
  56. San Diego Chargers
  57. San Francisco 49ers NEW!
  58. Seattle Seahawks
  59. Siege at Yorktown
  60. Squanto NEW!
  61. Thomas Edison
  62. Tim Berners-Lee (Creator of the World Wide Web)
  63. Thomas Paine & Common Sense
  64. Tornadoes NEW!
  65. War of 1812
  66. Washington Redskins
  67. Winter at Valley Forge
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These are interactive, informational reading texts and question sets desgined to mirror state-mandated assessments. Choose from any of 170, all free for your unlimited use!



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