is a written piece that emphasizes ideas or feelings. It often uses imagery,
emotion, figurative language, rhythm, and rhyme. Some poems, like a sonnet or
haiku, have a prescribed form. Others, such as free verse, have no specific
Many children are
already familiar with the Mother Goose nursery rhymes, which makes them easier
to read for beginning reader...
Reading Set: 6 Passages
It’s hard to believe
that the same person who wrote “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” could write charming
children’s poetry, but Rob...
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
Macabre, dark, foreboding;
these adjectives are often used to describe the works of Edgar Allan Poe. While
this is true of ma...
Reading Set: 5 Passages
by Alice Hale Burnett from Hallowe'en at Merryvale
Chapter V passage: Alice Hale Burnett's Merryvale B...
989 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Summary
by RV Staff Writer J.C.
How did it get here? No one knows. How to get it out...
434 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Point of View, and Summary
by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child’s Garden of Verses
“A Child’s Garden of Verses” is Robert Louis Stevens...
110 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language and Theme
This delightful poem by Robert Louis Stevenson was p...
152 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Theme
This poem is from “A Child’s Garden of Verses” by Ro...
118 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Theme
Robert Louis Stevenson delighted generations of chil...
84 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Summary