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Do you need an easy way to teach, practice, or review 4th grade reading standards? These 4th grade reading passages with comprehension questions are written specifically for 4th grade students. Each 4th grade reading passage is a fiction text. These 4th grade reading passages contain reading comprehension passages with questions. The reading comprehension questions include a variety of question types, including multiple choice questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, and constructed responses.


This resource includes eight fiction reading passages with comprehension questions - one passage to target each 4th grade reading standard. Each reading passage has a worksheet with 10 questions to assess student understanding of each standard. All reading passages and comprehension questions come in both a printable and digital version.



This 4th grade reading comprehension resource includes:

  • 8 reading comprehension passages

  • comprehension questions for each passage

  • an answer key

  • a digital version of all passages and questions (Google Slides)


Skills include:

  • Details in a text

  • Theme

  • Characters

  • Setting

  • Events

  • Legends

  • Vocabulary

  • Elements of poetry

  • Elements of drama

  • Point of view

  • Connections between text and images

  • Comparing & contrasting themes and topics



There are many ways to use these 4th grade reading passages in your classroom:

  • teach a new standard

  • review a previously taught standard

  • whole group instruction

  • small group instruction

  • partner work

  • independent work

  • reading centers

  • homework

  • leave for a substitute

  • assessments

  • gather data

  • distance learning

  • test prep



Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):










Copyright © Monica Parsons.

Permission to copy for single classroom/homeschool use only.

4th Grade Reading Passages with Comprehension Questions Fiction

  • This is an instant download and a printable item. No physical item will be shipped to you. All items in the shop are for one classroom or one homeschool family only. Due to the nature of this product no refunds or exchanges will be made.

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