Reading Fluency Passages for 2nd & 3rd Grade with Lexile Levels & Comprehension

Reading Fluency Passages for 2nd & 3rd Grade with Lexile Levels & Comprehension



Reading Fluency Passages for 2nd & 3rd Grade

These Lexile leveled reading fluency passages help teachers easily assess and track student fluency, comprehension, and overall reading level growth.


⏰ This 2nd & 3rd grade reading fluency resource contains both printable PDF and Google Slides formats, so it’s perfect for any classroom. This resource includes 20 certified Lexile® measured short articles (10 fiction & 10 nonfiction) that span the 2nd and 3rd grade text complexity band.


⏰ Unlike other fluency resources, these fluency passages contain progress monitoring and reading comprehension questions to ensure students understand the text – empowering teachers to dynamically assess student skills and progress.



Dynamic Reading Fluency Assessment – Measure rate, accuracy, and comprehension across multiple reading difficulty levels.


Data Driven – Integrated student and teacher tracking sheets help measure growth and identify opportunities.


Lexile Levels – All passages include a certified Lexile measure to make assessment differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 2nd grade & 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).


Adaptable – This product is intended to be used as an assessment tool for teachers, but can also be used as a fluency center for repeated readings of a passage. This works perfectly for interventions.


Highly Engaging – Contains a diversity of custom content and adaptations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.


What’s Included:

1. How to Teach and Assess Fluency

2. Recommended Fluency Rates

3. Fluency Passages

  • 20 fiction and nonfiction short passages with certified Lexile levels (Enough for fluency checks for the whole year!)

4. Teacher Fluency Tracking Sheet

5. Student Reading Page with Comprehension Questions

Please look at the preview to see how this packet is set up.
Magicore is a Certified Lexile Partner:
See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.

Copyright & Terms of Use

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Fluency Assessment Tests and Progress Monitoring Bundle

Related Product(s):

Fluency Passages for 1st Grade

Fluency Passages for 4th & 5th Grade


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