2nd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages | Nonfiction 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. 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 nonfiction titles & question pages at grade level
  • 12 nonfiction titles & question pages below grade level
  • 12 nonfiction 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.
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.


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