2nd Grade Differentiated Reading Comprehension and Fluency Passages PRINTABLE


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Tired of spending so much time planning and finding 2nd grade reading worksheets & passages for teaching reading comprehension and fluency skills for second grade? Look no further!

This comprehensive set of differentiated 2nd grade reading worksheets &  passages for 2nd grade includes EVERYTHING you need for reading comprehension and fluency. There are 32 passages included (perfect for every week of the school year!)

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Page Count: 188 | File Type: PDF, Google Slides will be added by September 15

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What makes these 2nd Grade Reading Fluency Passages & Worksheets so unique?


There are  3 differentiated versions of each passage for a total of 96 passage options! These passages have been carefully leveled and the levels are subtly marked with a small icon in the corner. All 3 levels of passages will use the same reading comprehension question page, making differentiation simple! No child will feel left out since the mark is only a small symbol.

Comprehension Questions

Every passage includes a full page of comprehension questions. The first question on every page will help students activate their background knowledge about the passage topic. This question is followed by comprehension questions from the text (multiple choice and free response). Last, there is a deeper thinking question to encourage critical thinking and hit a variety of grade-level language arts standards.

BONUS! A half-page option is also included for the reading comprehension questions (not pictured) This is a GREAT option if you want to save on paper while printing!


2nd Grade Reading Fluency

This resource makes recording data simple for you. There are several options included for tracking 2nd grade reading fluency! Up to 3 reads of each passage can be recorded directly on the passage page. A teacher recording sheet and a student graph are also included. Directions are included, so you will know exactly what to do!

A wide variety of 2nd grade reading passage topics included

This comprehensive set of 2nd grade reading passages includes a variety of fiction and non-fiction passages. From stories to how-to lists, rest assured that your students will be reading a wide variety of texts with these passages! You can see the list of passages included in the full contents below.


Full Contents of the 2nd Grade Reading Fluency Passages & Worksheets for Comprehension:

  • Note to Teacher
  • Passage Differentiation Information
  • Reading Comprehension Information
  • Reading Fluency Information
  • Binder Cover, Back Cover, & Spines
  • Reading Fluency Teacher Graph Pages
  • Reading Fluency Student Graph Pages
  • Volleyball Club Passages & Questions
  • The Balloon Animal  Passages & Questions
  • How To Put On a School Play Passages & Questions
  • Carter’s Fear Passages & Questions
  • The Scientific Method  Passages & Questions
  • Tommy the Custodian Passages & Questions
  • New Puppy Passages & Questions
  • Miguel and the Plant Passages & Questions
  • Bring Sports Back Passages & Questions
  • Typing Passages & Questions
  • Who’s On Our Money? Passages & Questions
  • Change Your Thoughts Passages & Questions
  • The Missing Shoes Passages & Questions
  • Homes Passages & Questions
  • Police Pals Passages & Questions
  • Job Shadow Passages & Questions
  • Grasslands Passages & Questions
  • Government Passages & Question
  • Famous Sisters Passages & Questions
  • The Ball Game Passages & Questions
  • Going Green Passages & Questions
  • Family Trip Passages & Questions
  • My Painting Passages & Questions
  • The Cookie Passages & Questions
  • New School Passages & Questions
  • The Fort Passages & Questions
  • Bullies Passages & Questions
  • Track Injury Passages & Questions
  • Camp Story Passages & Questions
  • The Bake Sale Passages & Questions
  • Rock Collection Passages & Questions
  • Fairy Party Passages & Questions
  • Answer Keys

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Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Lisa Decker
Differentiated Reading

These passages are perfect for my summer school students. I am working with 10 struggling second graders who will be in my third grade class next year. These work very well for the differentiation needs I have!

Lisa, Yay! We love to hear when our resources fit a need in the classroom/for the teacher. Love that these cute 2nd graders are getting a good start to succeeding in 3rd grade with their reading!

Dana Boyle

Can't wait to use these with my 2nd grade class! Love that the passages cater to differentiated learning so all of my kiddos can benefit from this wonderful resource!

Amy Smart

These differentiated passages are excellent to use across multiple grade levels. Thank you for creating these resources that will save me countless hours finding ways to meet all the needs of my students.

Anne Lien

I really like the tracking sheet for the students and passages. Also, the differentiation makes it better for me when I work with students 1 on 1. They can all still read the same passage, but in different levels to stay consistent with the whole class. Thank you for this!!


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