Reading Passages

Passage Grade Lexile Topic Text Type Skill/Strategy
"Admiral" Heraldic Carpet 11-12 1530L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational
A Child in Hiding 6 560L World History Informational Genre
A Child in Hiding 6 560L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
A Club for Explorers 7 1100L Sports & Recreation, Geography & Societies, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
A Room-Sized Computer in Your Digital Music Player 9-10 1380L Technology & Engineering, U.S. History, World History, Arts, Culture, and Religion Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
A Soldier Known But to God 11-12 1200L U.S. History, World History, Civics & Government Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
About Cuirassier Armor 11-12 1400L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History, Geography & Societies Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
About the Island 7 830L Geography & Societies, World History Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
African Migration to Colonial America [Abridged] 9-10 1350L U.S. History, World History Informational
After the Floods 4 760L World History, Geography & Societies, Fitness, Health, and Safety Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
America from Washington to Madison 9-10 1230L U.S. History, World History, Civics & Government Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
America's Wars 8 Non-Prose U.S. History, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
American Women in World War II 9-10 1390L World History, U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
An Empire Built on Paper 7 1180 World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
An Improbable French Leader in America 9-10 1120L U.S. History, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient China - Travel Journal Part 1 3 640L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient China - Travel Journal Part 2 3 630L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient China - Travel Journal Part 3 3 610L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient China - Travel Journal Part 4 3 660L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient China - Travel Journal Part 5 3 630L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Egypt - Making Mummies 6 600L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Egypt - Queen of the Nile 3 730L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Egypt - The Legend of the Pharaoh's Curse 3 720L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Egypt - The Pyramids 3 670L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Greece - Greek Drama 3 630L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Greece - Greek Mythology 3 580L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Greece - The Ancient Greeks 3 560L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Greece - The Cyclops 3 580L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Greece - The Trojan War 3 590L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Infant's DNA Provides Key to Native American Ancestry 11-12 1510L U.S. History, Life Science, Geography & Societies, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Rome and Byzantium - Julius Caesar 3 660L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Rome and Byzantium - Living in Constantinople 3 640L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Rome and Byzantium - Meet Me at the Colosseum 3 610L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Rome and Byzantium - The Birth of the Byzantine Empire 3 630L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Rome and Byzantium - The Forum 3 570L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Rome and Byzantium - The Story of Rome 3 670L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Rome and Byzantium - Venus Was Her Name 3 710L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Ancient Village near Stonehenge 4 900L World History Informational Fact and Opinion
Another Missing Person 6 690L World History Literary Setting
Another Missing Person 6 690L World History Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
Arachne the Weaver 6 1010L World History, Arts, Culture, and Religion Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Archaeologists Hit a Homer Run 6 960L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Archaeologists Hit a Homer Run 6 960L World History Informational Explicit Information
At the Moulin Rouge: The Dance 8 1120L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational
Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans - Cuzco: City of Gold 5 820L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans - Tenochtitlan 5 740L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans - The Aztec Empire 5 830L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans - The Land of the Four Quarters 5 780L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans - The Mayans 5 730L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Brazil Today - Capoeira: Brazilian Martial Art & Dance 5 660L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Brazil Today - The Independence of Brazil 5 810L Civics & Government, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Bread Baking Now and Then 3 870L Arts, Culture, and Religion, Geography & Societies, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Buried Treasure 4 820L Geography & Societies, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
California and Mesopotamia: Similarities and Differences 11-12 1340L Geography & Societies, World History, U.S. History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Centuries of Peace 11-12 1380L Arts, Culture, and Religion, Geography & Societies, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Children in the Shadows 5 1050L World History Informational Sequence
China Under Attack 6 900L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
China Under Attack 6 900L World History Informational Author's Purpose
Christianity - Constantine 5 830L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Cleopatra K 240L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Columbus Reports on His First Voyage, 1493 11-12 1240L World History, Geography & Societies Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Columbus Was an Explorer 2 520L U.S. History, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Condolence Letter from General MacArthur, 1950 9-10 1250L U.S. History, World History Informational
De Soto’s Discovery of the Mississippi, 1541 11-12 1430L U.S. History, Geography & Societies, World History Informational
Declaration of Independence 9-10 1440L U.S. History, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Digging for Nazi Gold 5 830L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Discovering a Mass Grave in Iraq, 2003 11-12 1200L U.S. History, World History Informational
Divine Rider on a Composite Elephant Preceded by a Demon 11-12 1230L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational
Dog Cage (Goulong) 11-12 1300L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Early People in the Central American Land Bridge 6 940L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Egypt, the Kingdom of Kush, and Mesopotamia 11-12 1310L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Einstein in Time 5 990L Physical Science, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
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 Predicting
Escape From Kiev 6 630L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Excerpt from "Meet the Ologist - Laurel Kendall" 3 950L World History, Geography & Societies Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
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
Fall from a Balcony 11-12 1300L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational
Father Frost in Jerusalem 6 1270L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Literary Multi Skill/Strategy
First Ladies 6 980L World History Informational Compare and Contrast
First Ladies 6 980L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Florence Nightingale 8 1160L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Foot Binding 11-12 1190L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Found at Last! 4 680L U.S. History, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Freedom's Road 6 740L World History Informational Voice
Freedom’s Road 6 740L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
French-Native American Relations in the Great Lakes Region 8 1360L Arts, Culture, and Religion, Geography & Societies, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Goddess Figure (Chalchiuhtlicue) 9-10 1180L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational
Gold Rush 3 670L Arts, Culture, and Religion, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Growing Up In Darfur 6 860L World History Informational Cause and Effect
Growing Up in Darfur 5 860L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Gum Is Old News! 2 660L World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Gumboot Dance from South Africa 3 810L Arts, Culture, and Religion, Geography & Societies, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
Haitian Coat of Arms 9-10 1360L World History Informational
Harriet Beecher Stowe sends Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, 1852 11-12 1450L U.S. History, World History, Arts, Culture, and Religion Informational
Healing Power 4 720L Life Science, World History Informational Multi Skill/Strategy
History of Ghost Stories 11-12 1480L World History Informational

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