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2nd Grade Reading Comprehension - Short Passages

Below you'll find a collection of printable worksheets with reading comprehension passages written at a 2nd grade level. Each passage includes several reading comprehension questions to assess student performance.

Second Grade Reading Worksheets

Short Passages

Sam is collecting eggs in the hen house, but one egg seems a little strange.
2nd Grade
Common Core
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Another quick-read with facts and questions about orcas.
2nd through 4th Grades
Students read a short, non-fiction paragraph about cheetahs and answer the questions that follow.
2nd through 4th Grades

Compare & Contrast

Learn how bananas and pineapples are similar and different.
2nd Grade
Read this cute story of two very different friends. Then, compare and contrast the two characters
2nd Grade
Compare and contrast a vacation at the beach to a vacation in the mountains.
2nd Grade
Read the paragraphs and choose the main ideas.
2nd through 4th Grades
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2nd Grade Reading Comp:
Longer Passages

If you're searching for longer passages, this page has full-length fiction stories, non-fiction articles, and poems for your second graders.

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2nd Grade Reading Comprehension - Compare and Contrast

Second Grade Reading Passages

2nd Grade Reading Comprehsension

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