Reading Passages

Passage Grade Lexile Topic Text Type Skill/Strategy
Election 101: Why Is Iowa first? 11-12 1360L U.S. History, Civics & Government Informational
Election of 1876 8 1100L U.S. History, Civics & Government Informational
Election of 1896 9-10 1190L U.S. History, Civics & Government Informational
Election of Representatives 5 1070L Civics & Government Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Election of Senators 5 1100L Civics & Government Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Election of the President and Vice President: Electoral College 9-10 1210L Civics & Government Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Election of the President and Vice President: General Election 9-10 1270L Civics & Government Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Election of the President and Vice President: Primary Election 9-10 1190L Civics & Government Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Elections of 1824 and 1828: John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson 11-12 1210L U.S. History, Civics & Government Informational
Elections of 1884 to 1892: Grover Cleveland’s Nonconsecutive Terms 9-10 1160L U.S. History, Civics & Government Informational
Elections of 1932 to 1944: Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Consecutive Terms 8 1170L U.S. History, Civics & Government Informational
Elections of 1960 and 1964: John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson 11-12 1240L U.S. History, Civics & Government Informational
Electric and Magnetic Forces and the Modern Day Compass 5 1190L Physical Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Electricity & Energy - Circuits 4 890L Physical Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Electricity & Energy - Electrical Safety 4 620L Physical Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Electricity & Energy - Energy 4 780L Physical Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Electricity & Energy - The Light Bulb 4 750L Physical Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Electromagnetic Radiation 9-10 1180L Physical Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Elephant Tales 4 730L Life Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Eli's Mission 4 660L Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
Elizabeth Blackwell 5 930L Geography & Societies, School & Family Life, Arts, Culture, and Religion Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ellen Ochoa 3 710L Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Embroidered Picture: American 9-10 1200L Arts, Culture, and Religion, U.S. History Informational
Embroidered Picture: Sarah Montgomery Thompson 9-10 1180L Arts, Culture, and Religion, U.S. History Informational
Emilio 5 790L Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
Endangered Animals at a Glance 6 980L Life Science Informational Classify and Categorize
Endangered Animals at a Glance 6 980L Life Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Endangered Animals at a Glance 5 980L Life Science Informational Cause and Effect
Energetic Emily 5 540 Life Science Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
Energy Control 6 950L Life Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Energy for Life 4 1170L Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Energy Screams 6 990L Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Engineering and Natural Gas 4 910L Technology & Engineering Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Enrico Discovers a Globe K 150L Geography & Societies Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
Equation Invasion 5 780L Physical Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Erosion 2 620L Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Eruption! 3 820L Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Eruption! 3 820L Earth & Space Science Informational Predicting
Escape From France 6 810L World History Informational Sequence
Escape From France 6 810L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Escape From Kiev 6 630L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Escape from Kiev 6 630L World History Informational Predicting
Escape from the Mountains 3 630L Geography & Societies Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Escaping Mount Pinatubo 3 600L Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Every Hour Counts 3 760L Fitness, Health, and Safety, Life Science Informational Compare and Contrast
Everyday Compound or Poison? 8 1240L Physical Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Everyday Einstein: Lasers 5 1050L Physical Science, Technology & Engineering Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Everyday Energy 9-10 1120L Physical Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpt from "Meet the Ologist - Laurel Kendall" 3 950L World History, Geography & Societies Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpt from "The Fifties": Fifties Society 9-10 1280L U.S. History, Civics & Government, Arts, Culture, and Religion Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpt from "The Fifties": The Affluent Society 9-10 1090L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpt from "The Fifties": The Cold War 9-10 1330L U.S. History, Civics & Government Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpt from A Christmas Carol 6 1000L Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter from the Birmingham City Jail 6 1220L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpt from NYT Article: "Suffrage Wins in Senate; Now Goes to States" 6 1420L Civics & Government, U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpt from President Obama's Presidential Proclamation - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (2010) 9-10 1270L U.S. History, Geography & Societies, Civics & Government Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpts from "Meet the Ologist - Melanie Stiassny" 3 720L Life Science, Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: Abraham Lincoln Speech on the Kansas-Nebraska Act at Peoria, Illinois 9-10 1140L U.S. History, Civics & Government, Geography & Societies Informational
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: Anonymous Am I Not a Sister? 9-10 Non-Prose U.S. History, Arts, Culture, and Religion Poetry
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: Benjamin Lay from All Slave-Keepers that Keep the Innocent in Bondage 9-10 1280L U.S. History, Geography & Societies Informational
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: David Walker from Walker’s Appeal... 9-10 1560L Civics & Government, U.S. History, Geography & Societies Informational
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: Frederick Douglass from What to the Slave Is the 4th of July? 9-10 1220L U.S. History, Geography & Societies Informational
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The Witness 9-10 Non-Prose U.S. History, Arts, Culture, and Religion Poetry
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: Jairus Lincoln Hymn 17 9-10 Non-Prose U.S. History, Arts, Culture, and Religion Literary
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: Julia Howe The Battle Hymn of the Republic 9-10 Non-Prose U.S. History, Arts, Culture, and Religion Poetry
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: Phillis Wheatley To the Right of Dartmouth, His Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for North-America, &c. 9-10 Non-Prose Arts, Culture, and Religion, U.S. History, Geography & Societies Poetry
Excerpts from American Antislavery Writings: William Lloyd Garrison from Truisms 9-10 1290L U.S. History, Civics & Government, Geography & Societies Informational
Expedition to a Modern Pompeii 11-12 1260L Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Experiments 4 800L Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
Explore Our Solar System 3 550L Earth & Space Science Informational Main Idea
Explore Space 2 450L Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Explore the Rain Forest K 470L Earth & Space Science, Life Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Explore the Seashore 2 680L Life Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Explore the Seashore 2 680L Life Science Informational Explicit Information
Extreme Animals! 3 780L Life Science Informational Explicit Information
Eyewitness to History 6 880L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Eyewitness to History 6 880L World History Informational Character
Eyewitness to History: Children of War 5 850L World History, Geography & Societies Informational
Eyewitness to History: Grandma was a Protester 5 870L Civics & Government, U.S. History Informational Voice
Eyewitness to History: I'm American, No Matter What! 5 740L Civics & Government, U.S. History Informational
Eyewitness to History: The Promise of Arthurdale 5 850L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Face to Fossil 7 700L Life Science, Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Facts about Fog K 660L Earth & Space Science Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Fall from a Balcony 11-12 1300L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational
Falling for Jazz 5 800L Arts, Culture, and Religion Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
Family Stories 2 600L School & Family Life Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. 3 540L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Frederick Douglass 3 560L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - George Washington Carver 3 600L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad 3 660L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Jackie Robinson 3 630L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Malcolm X 3 630L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Martin Luther King, Jr. 3 680L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Muhammad Ali: The Greatest 3 600L Sports & Recreation, U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Oprah Winfrey 3 640L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Sojourner Truth 3 630L U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans - Thurgood Marshall 3 670L Civics & Government, U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans: Duke Ellington 3 740L Arts, Culture, and Religion Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans: Marian Anderson 3 710L Arts, Culture, and Religion Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Famous African Americans: Maya Angelou 3 780L Arts, Culture, and Religion, U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy

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