Non-Fiction Reading Passages for Social Studies


Engage your students in geography by learning about the world around them with these non-fiction reading passages. Your students will explore interesting facts about more than 20 different countries – the perfect companion to a country research project.

Your students will read about the following countries:

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Egypt
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Norway
  • Russia
  • Scotland
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • The Philippines

The following facts are included for each country:

  • Location – continent, neighboring countries
  • Climate
  • Significant geographical features
  • Famous landmarks
  • Flag
  • School
  • Cultural traditions
  • Food
  • Interesting fast facts
  • And much more!

4-6 reading pages are included for each country.

Don’t see the country you’re looking for? Send me a message with the country and time-frame you need and I’ll do my best to help you.

Please note: These reading passages are also included in our Country Research Projects. Please do not purchase this item if you have already purchased the Research Projects

Want to explore the world with your students beyond reading passages?

Check out our Research Projects for each of the following countries:

My Reading Passages all include US spelling. Please contact me if you require any spelling changes. Please allow up to 48hrs for spelling changes to be made. These reading passages are designed for students in grades 3-5.

Please check out the preview images to see what’s included in this pack, and contact me before purchasing if you have any questions.

Please note: This is a digital download. Physical products will not be delivered. After purchase, you will be provided with a link to download your purchase/s. You will also receive an email with your download link; you can also download your purchases via the “My Account” link. If you do not receive this email within an hour of your purchase, please contact me.

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