Reading Fluency Passages and Comprehension Questions 5th Grade

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These fifth grade reading fluency and comprehension passages contain 30 ready-to-print passages (15 fiction and 15 nonfiction). Each leveled passage is in the 810 to 970 range and has between 196 and 265 words. Use the comprehension questions to assess understanding after the students read the text!

Each passage contains five components -

  • A teacher passage with numbered columns and a chart to record words correct and errors daily.
  • A student copy that has a larger font for the students to read off of while you record on the teacher's sheet.
  • A reading comprehension sheet that contains 3 multiple choice questions and 1 short answer question. This would be perfect for any reading interventions you are conducting in your classroom.
  • Graphs for the students to record their cold and hot read in blue or red so they can keep track of their progress.
  • A weekly parent reading log will help parents practice and record the fluency passage practice at home.

For sample Reading Fluency Passages, click HERE

This resource is also available for

First Grade
Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade


Below are the titles of the passages, level, and word count.


Atlanta - 810L - 239 Words

Bad Hair Day - 810L - 244 Words

Time Machine - 810L - 230 Words

Dog Days - 820L - 224 Words

Sleep Away Camp - 830L - 247 Words

King's Bad Temper - 840L - 219 Words

Playoffs - 850L - 205 Words

Down on the Farm - 860L - 249 Words

Pranking Fun - 870L - 252 Words

Spring - 870L - 252 Words

Jungle Adventure - 890L - 258 Words

Rescue - 890L - 265 Words

Missing Homework - 910L - 211 Words

Fossil Dig - 930L - 256 Words

The Attic - 950L - 257 Words


Pollution - 800L - 249 Words

United Nations - 810L - 220 Words

The Great da Vinci - 850L - 196 Words

Vikings - 870L - 209 Words

Aztec Warriors - 880L - 254 Words

Great Everest - 880L - 219 Words

History of Snowboarding - 880L - 249 Words

Migration - 880L - 236 Words

The Chandler - 900L - 208 Words

Beethoven - 920L - 222 Words

Popcorn - 920L - 219 Words

Mount Vesuvius - 940L - 241 Words

Wolves - 950L - 910 Words

Charles Dickens - 960L - 223 Words

Under the Sea - 970L - 210 Words

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98 + Answer Keys
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.


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