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
Forty-four men have
served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through
wars, economic depressions, and monumental achievements. Some were assassinated,
some died in office, two were impeached, and one resigned from office. The
stories of their lives reflects 200 years of American history. This reading set
on the presidents includes multiple grade levels and both fiction and
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 many of his more notable works, like "The Raven" and
"The Fall of the House of Usher," Poe wrote other less ominous poems
and stories as well. This Reading Set includes passages for many of Poe's most
famous works, as well as some lesser-known treasures.
Reading Set: 5 Passages
by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child’s Garden of Verses
Robert Louis Stevenson was a poet as well as a novel...
131 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary, and Theme
While Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) may be best...
107 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Theme
by Mother Goose from The Real Mother Goose
English-speaking children have grown up with Mother ...
56 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues and Summary
Mother Goose nursery rhymes have been used for many ...
58 Words, K-2nd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme and Summary
This classic Mother Goose nursery rhyme comes from a...
71 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Main / Central Idea and Summary
The beloved Mother Goose nursery rhymes have been ar...
74 Words, K-2nd Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Summary
For hundreds of years, children have been delighted ...
400 Words, K-2nd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme and Summary
Many generations of English-speaking children have g...
84 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues and Summary