2nd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages | Fiction Text Evidence and 5 W's

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These engaging reading passages - and comprehension questions are designed to help your students use text evidence and identify the 5 W's - who, what, where, when, why, and how. There are three different levels of each title -- differentiate reading instruction easily!

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Want to improve reading fluency?

Each passage includes a word count and a fluency tracker. Perfect for repeated readings and fluency practice.

Need more resources for comprehension practice?

36 total passages with fresh material for students to read! Differentiated question pages with 6 questions for each passage.

Looking for reading homework, interventions, or assessments?

These skill-focused passages and question pages are perfect for any of the above! Use in small groups, reading centers, reading partners, and more.


  • 12 fiction titles & question pages at grade level
  • 12 fiction titles & question pages below grade level
  • 12 fiction titles & question pages above grade level
  • 6 of the question pages focused on text evidence and the 5 W's
  • 6 of the question pages focused on mixed comprehension skills
  • Answer keys
  • Digital version of each level of each passage & questions (Google Forms) - can be used on any device and assigned with any platform!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.


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