ReadWorks

Science Passages for Reading Comprehension

Kindergarten [top]

“Will You Push or Pull?”
Lexile: 240
More passages on Physical Science


 
“A Volcano Erupts”
Lexile: 410
More passages on Earth & Space Science

 

“How Plants Work”
Lexile: 370
More passages on Life Science

 


 

 

1st Grade [top]

 
 
Lexile: 230 
More passages on Physical Science
 
 
Lexile: 320
More passages on Earth & Space Science
 
Lexile: 410
More passages on Life Science
 
Lexile: 270
More passages on Technology and Engineering 

 

Lexile: 400
More passages on Fitness, Health & Safety  
 
 

2nd Grade [top]

Lexile: 610
More passages on Earth & Space Science

 
Lexile: 710
More passages on Life Science
 
 
Lexile: 980
 
Lexile: 850
More passages on Fitness, Health & Safety
 

3rd grade [top]

 
 
Lexile: 760
More Passages on Physical Science
 
 
Lexile: 790
More passages on Life Science
 
 
Lexile: 700
More passages on Technology and Engineering
 
 
Lexile: 700
More passages on Sports & Recreation

 
Lexile: 820
 
 

4th Grade [top]

 
“Oxen”
Lexile: 950
More passages on Life Science

“Your Recycled House”
Lexile: 940
More passages on Technology and Engineering

“The Motion of a Baseball”
Lexile: 900
More passages on Sports & Recreation

 

5th Grade [top]


 
Lexile: 850
More passages on Physical Science

 
Lexile: 1050
More passages on Earth & Space Science

 
Lexile: 990
More passages on Life Science

 
Lexile: 990
More passages on Technology and Engineering

 
Lexile: 1030
More passages on Fitness, Health & Safety

 

6th Grade [top]


 
Lexile: 800
More passages on Physical Science

 

 

7th Grade [top]

 

Lexile: 1120
More passages on Physical Science

 
Lexile: 1090
More passages on Earth & Space Science

 
Lexile: 1080
More passages on Life Science

 
Lexile: 1080
More passages on Technology & Engineering

 
Lexile:1050
More passages on Sports & Recreation

 
Lexile: 1050
More passages on Fitness, Health & Safety

 

8th Grade [top]

 

Lexile: 1230
More passages on Physical Science

 
Lexile: 1170
More passages on Earth & Space Science

 
Lexile: 1090
More passages on Life Science

 
Lexile: 1300
More passages on Technology & Engineering

 
Lexile: 1150
More passages on Sports & Recreation

 
Lexile: 1270
More passages on Fitness, Health & Safety
 
 

 

PLEASE ASK ALL OF YOUR COLLEAGUES TO REGISTER FOR READWORKS

REGISTER NOW

• FREE unlimited access to reading passages and lessons