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General Reading Comprehension Passages

Grades 1 and 2
  1. Woodpeckers
  2. Bald Eagle
  3. What is a Bank?
  4. Money
  5. Hummingbirds
  6. The Color Green
  7. The United States
  8. Redwood Trees
  9. Penguins
  10. Blue Whale
  11. Dolphins (NEW)
  12. Spiders (NEW)
Grades 3 and up
  1. American Revolution
  2. Buffalo
  3. Butterflies
  4. Christopher Columbus
  5. Crickets
  6. Dallas Cowboys
  7. Harriet Tubman
  8. Rainbows (NEW)
  9. Raisins (NEW)
  10. Sequoyah
  11. Silk Road
  12. Tyrannosaurus Rex(NEW)

 

Grades 4 and up
  1. Abigail Adams(NEW)
  2. Arctic Fox(NEW)
  3. Alexander Graham Bell
  4. Amazon Rainforest
  5. Baltimore Oriole
  6. Benjamin Franklin
  7. Boston Tea Party
  8. California Condor
  9. Castles
  10. Cherokees
  11. Christopher Columbus
  12. Civil War
  13. Delaware Colony
  14. Egyptian Pyramids
  15. France
  16. French and Indian War
  17. Galaxies
  18. George Washington
  19. Georgia Colony
  20. Harriet Tubman
  21. House of Burgesses
  22. Iroquois
  23. James Madison
  24. Justin Bieber (NEW)
  25. Lewis and Clark
  26. Mars
  27. Maryland Colony
  28. Meteors
  29. Narwhal(NEW)
  30. New Jersey Colony
  31. New York (New Amsterdam) Colony
  32. North Carolina Colony
  33. Peregrine Falcon
  34. Penguins
  35. Pennsylvania Colony
  36. Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius
  37. Ponce de Leon
  38. Reptiles
  39. Rhode Island Colony
  40. Sacagawea
  41. Sioux (Lakota)
  42. Sharks
  43. Spiders (NEW)
  44. Susan B. Anthony
  45. Thomas Jefferson
  46. Trail of Tears
  47. Tyrannosaurus Rex (NEW)
  48. United Kingdom
Grade 5 +
  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. History of Potato Chips
  39. Jackie Robinson
  40. Jamestown (Part 1) NEW
  41. Jamestown (Part 2)NEW
  42. John Hancock
  43. Larry Bird
  44. Legislative Branch
  45. Marquis de Lafayette NEW!
  46. Maya Lin
  47. Mary Todd Lincoln
  48. Mickey Mantle
  49. New Orleans Saints NEW!
  50. New York Jets
  51. Phillis Wheatley
  52. Plymouth Colony
  53. San Diego Chargers
  54. San Francisco 49ers NEW!
  55. Seattle Seahawks
  56. Siege at Yorktown
  57. Thomas Edison
  58. Tim Berners-Lee (Creator of the World Wide Web)
  59. Thomas Paine & Common Sense
  60. War of 1812
  61. Washington Redskins
  62. Winter at Valley Forge

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