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Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions 2nd Grade

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Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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  1. Guided Reading Passages for Second GradeThis bundle includes 10 reading passages for Level J, Level K, Level L, Level M, for a total of 40 reading passages. The reading passages will create a high level of engagement for your second grade readers and are perfect for their reading level. Do you want
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This resource includes 10 fiction reading comprehension passages at the guided reading level J. The reading passages will create a high level of engagement for your second-grade readers and are perfect for their reading level. A level J is the equivalent of a second-grade reading level.

The titles of the fiction reading passages include:

  • The Hayride
  • The Day before Winter Break
  • Fall leaves Fall
  • Animals on the Farm
  • The Petting Zoo
  • Summer Thunderstorms
  • Swim, Swim, Splash
  • Bath time with Sunny
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • The Driveway

Each reading passage includes a cover page in color and black/white.

There are two pages of reading comprehension questions per passage. The comprehension questions include a mix of true/false, short answer, and multiple-choice questions.

There is an answer key included for every page.

Need to do running records for your students? There is a running record recording sheet for each guided reading passage.

The level J reading passages are also sold as part of the Guided Reading Passages for Second Grade BUNDLE. Save the most money by purchasing the bundle.

Second Grade Guided Reading Passages BUNDLE

Do you want to learn more about this resource? I have a FREE level K guided reading passage available for you. By downloading the free level K passage, you will have the opportunity to see the readability level, the format of the comprehension questions, and how the running record recording sheet is set up. Please click below to snag your copy of the FREE guided reading passage.

FREE Level K Guided Reading Passage

Second Grade Guided Reading Passages:

Level J Reading Passages

Level K Reading Passages

Level L Reading Passages

Level M Reading Passages

First Grade Fiction Guided Reading Passages:

Level D Guided Reading Passages

Level E Guided Reading Passages

Level F Guided Reading Passages

Level G Guided Reading Passages

Level H Guided Reading Passages

Level I Guided Reading Passages

This is a hard copy, a PDF, resource. I also offer these passages in a digital, online resource perfect for Google Classroom. If you are looking for a digital, online version of these reading passages, please click on the links below.

First Grade Reading Passages PDF Version

Second Grade Reading Passages PDF Version

Third Grade Reading Passages PDF Version

Please contact me with any questions prior to purchasing.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.


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