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Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension passages by MrNussbaum.com are interactive, informational reading texts and question sets designed to mirror state-mandated assessments. Choose from any of 173, all free for your unlimited use!

Reading Comprehension

 

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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)
  13. Starfish (NEW)
  14. Sand Dollars (NEW)
  15. Cardinals! (NEW)
  16. Old Man of the Mountain (NEW)
  17. Lobsters (NEW)
  18. Maple Syrup (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. The Flu(NEW)
  13. 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. Lincoln’s Childhood
  5. Abraham Lincoln’s Middle Years (page 1)
  6. Abraham Lincoln’s Middle Years (page 2)
  7. Abraham Lincoln’s Middle Years (page 3)
  8. Abraham Lincoln as President (page 1)
  9. Abraham Lincoln as President (page 2)
  10. Abraham Lincoln as President (page 3
  11. Abraham Lincoln as President (page 4)
  12. Arizona Cardinals
  13. Atlanta Falcons
  14. Auroras(NEW)
  15. Baltimore Ravens
  16. Babe Ruth
  17. Battles of Lexington & Conc.
  18. Battles in New York City
  19. Battle of Saratoga
  20. Battle of Trenton
  21. Benjamin Franklin
  22. Bill Gates
  23. Boston Massacre
  24. Buffalo Bills
  25. Carolina Panthers
  26. Chicago Bears
  27. Constitutional Convention
  28. Civil War
  29. Dallas Cowboys
  30. Emancipation Proclamation
  31. Florida Manatee
  32. Fort Ticonderoga
  33. Hank Aaron
  34. History of Popcorn
  35. History of Doughnuts (donuts)
  36. History of Jell-O
  37. Hurricanes NEW!
  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. Lightning and Thunder NEW!
  46. Marquis de Lafayette NEW!
  47. Maya Lin
  48. Mary Todd Lincoln
  49. Mickey Mantle
  50. New Orleans Saints NEW!
  51. New York Jets
  52. Penny Debate: Keep it or Get Rid of it? NEW!
  53. Phillis Wheatley
  54. Plymouth Colony
  55. San Diego Chargers
  56. San Francisco 49ers NEW!
  57. Seattle Seahawks
  58. Siege at Yorktown
  59. Squanto NEW!
  60. Thomas Edison
  61. Tim Berners-Lee (Creator of the World Wide Web)
  62. Thomas Paine & Common Sense
  63. Tornadoes NEW!
  64. War of 1812
  65. Washington Redskins
  66. Winter at Valley Forge
 
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