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.
For centuries, humans have
attempted to codify the rights, privileges, responsibilities, and freedoms each
person has in a society. This Reading Set is a collection of some of the most
important documents in this ongoing quest to form “a more perfect union.”
Reading Set: 5 Passages
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A period of social, political, and economic upheaval, it has
been the setting for many seminal works by major authors, including Charles Dickens
and Victor Hugo. This Reading Set includes both fiction and nonfiction
passages along with related reading comprehension questions.
Reading Set: 4 Passages
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are called the Bill of Rights. These amendments were finally ratified in 1791...
489 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Fact and Opinion and Summary
by Second Continental Congress
The Declaration of Independence was the document ado...
379 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues and Summary
by RV Staff Writer A. A.
The Wampanoag tribe was the tribe that were a part o...
283 Words, 4th-5th Grades, Summary
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, written in 1789, is the core document of the French Revolution, establishing ...
943 Words, 10th-12th Grades, 1200L +, Compare and Contrast
by Laura E. Richards from Florence Nightingale: The Angel of the Crimea
Chapter XI passage: Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)...
638 Words, 6th-8th Grades, 800L - 990L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Symbolism, and Theme
Mount Rushmore is an iconic US landmark in South Dakota. It features the sculptures of four US Presidents: George Washington, T...
486 Words, 5th-7th Grades, 800L - 990L, Context Clues and Summary
by Staff Writer
Students will read a passage about robotics and the ...
635 Words, 8th-9th Grades, 1000L - 1190L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, and Summary
Children will learn about how plants grow from a seed to a flowering plant. Children will answer questions about details, seque...
224 Words, K-1st Grades, 0 - 490L, Compare and Contrast, Figurative Language, and Story Elements