August Reading Comprehension Passages

August Reading Comprehension Passages
August Reading Comprehension Passages
August Reading Comprehension Passages
August Reading Comprehension Passages
August Reading Comprehension Passages
August Reading Comprehension Passages
August Reading Comprehension Passages
August Reading Comprehension Passages
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Need back to school reading passages that students LOVE? Try these 20 fictional AUGUST reading comprehension passages with four written questions. Funky Skunky Freezer Socks, Flying Couches, Mrs. Apple, Zoo Elementary, Fidget Spinner Zombies, and more! High-interest, NO-PREP passages w/ easy teacher key. These stories are UNLIKE any other reading passages on TPT. Students LOVE them!


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This pack includes FLYING COUCHES on audiobook!


Introducing Mister Lewis’ short-fiction AUGUST comprehension passages!


• They will make students SMILE and LAUGH.

• They ASK core based questions that focus on reading skills.

• They offer self-reflection to further students' thinking.

• They aim to make students want to RE-READ the story because they loved it.


You can use these for...

• Daily 5

• Literacy time when you need some spice

• Small groups

• Morning work


• Reading tutoring

• ESL and SPED learners of older grades - (some teachers claim up to high school)

• Homework

• Substitutes

• Friday fun

• Rewards

• Early finishers


This pack is best recommended for 3rd grade, but also for STRONG and or G/T 2nd, or early 4th. These are perfect for teaching the reading comprehension during the month of August and the end of school.

**Note: These passages are only written at ONE level and unfortunately do not include multiple levels for differentiation at this time.**




The 20 story pack can be read in any order and includes:

Back to School Shopping Spree: "I entered my name in a back to school shopping spree contest and won! I've got three minutes to fill a basket with supplies."

Never Steal Pizza from a Bear!: "Never, and I mean EVER, steal pizza from a bear. I barely escaped with my life."

Please Don't Make Me Go Back!: Kyle would do anything to get out of going back to school, even faking sick. Can he find a way to stay home?

Mrs. Apple: "Our class was shocked when we saw our new teacher for the first time. She's a walking, talking red apple!"

The Crazy New Books: Mrs. Torrez the librarian shows Bobby and Bree her crazy new books. The pages are blank, but words appear as Mrs. Torrez says a story one out loud.

The Rich Girl: "I couldn't believe it when the new girl, Brooke, pulled up to school in a limo. She doesn't seem too happy with our dirty classroom..."

Fidget Spinner Zombies: Principal James needs to help his students pay better attention. He bought fidget spinners for the whole school to help them focus. Unfortunately, they're working a little too well...

Forest Face: Adam woke to the shock of a lifetime. He grew a forest of a beard overnight! Unable to cut it in time, he has to face the whole school as a bearded boy.

The Kids' Dentist: "I used to be scared of the dentist, but then I found one run by all kids. You won't believe what happens the second you step inside."

Zoo Elementary: A student doesn't want to go inside their new school, Zoo Elementary. What's inside turns out to be way different than they expected...

Funky Skunky Freezer Socks: Mrs. Frudd's fourth-grade class stinks from the funky, skunky funk of sweaty socks after recess in August. She needs a solution before her nose moves away!

The Mustard Lady: Rochelle doesn't like spelling time. Her literacy teacher, Mrs. Mindy, found a new way to make it fun. It has to do with mustard...

Mr. Louis: the Scariest Lunch-Recess Teacher: The students of Wolf Cliff Elementary are in for a tough year. Their new lunch-recess teacher is pretty scary...

The Reason I Walk to School: "I brought my bike downstairs, then went back into the house for a minute when it happened..."

Baroony: the Pet House-Bear: Third-grader, Braxton, is super lucky to have Baroony, his pet house-bear. He's got some bear tips for people who've never met a house-bear before.

The El-Little-Phant: Mrs. Wendy's new class pet makes them scream "Whoa!" three times. It's a tiny el-little-phant named Elexander.

Mrs. Redd's New Student: A friendly woman finds a new girl crying in the school's hall. Can she help her find her new teacher?

Flying Couches: In this CRAZY rhyming passage, takeoff into the air atop your couch and travel the world.

The Ultimate Milkshake: "Got the end of summer blues? Let me teach you how to make the ultimate milkshake! It'll bring ultimate happiness."

Baroony's Pie Problems: Braxton and his pet house-bear, Baroony, baked a pie for their new teacher. Never trust Baroony alone with a pie, ever...

BONUS: The Power of Sunscreen: Mister Lewis breaks his cycle of fictional reading passages to share the importance of wearing sunscreen with students. (non-fiction)


Each story includes:

• One student passage

• 4 core-based written answer questions

• Teacher answer key for easy grading




234 Monthly Fiction Passages BUNDLE (All these packs!)

January + 24 Zany Audiobooks

February (Two Levels)

March (Two Levels)












Non-Fiction January + 24 Audiobooks

Non-Fiction June-July

Non-Fiction August

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