pieces are nonfiction texts that have the goal of educating or instructing the
reader. Informational texts may be on almost any topic, including science,
social studies, math, crafts, games, cooking, sports, etc.
In 2012, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed over 9,000 plant and animal species as either critica...
Reading Set: 11 Passages
We’ve only one planet to live on, so the preservation of natural resources for our children and grandchildren is up to us. This...
Reading Set: 5 Passages
In 1879, author Robert
Louis Stevenson traveled from Great Britain to New York. From there, he took a
train across the United...
Women’s History Month is traditionally held in March, but the study of women’s history is valuable all twelve months of the yea...
Reading Set: 18 Passages
Helen Keller (1880-1968)
was an inspiration to many. Although she was born with normal sight and
hearing, she lost both at a ...
Reading Set: 7 Passages
Forty-four men have
served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through
wars, economic depressions, ...
Reading Set: 10 Passages
The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the
Reading Set: 13 Passages
For centuries, humans have
attempted to codify the rights, privileges, responsibilities, and freedoms each
person has in a so...
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A perio...
Reading Set: 6 Passages
by John Muir from My First Summer in the Sierra
Chapter I passage: John Muir was founder of the Sier...
683 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Figurative Language, and Main / Central Idea