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Prose Reading Passages

Prose is spoken or written language that follows regular speech patterns. It is made up of sentences and paragraphs, as opposed to poetry which is made up of lines and stanzas. The term "prose" is often used to describe writings such as novels, short stories, and narratives.  

(487) Results for Prose Reading Passages

The Pit and the Pendulum

by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was a master of creating tension in ...

407 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Point of View

Johnny and the Apple Seeds

Johnny loved growing apples. He loved it so much he decided to plant apple trees everywhere. But, first he had to get the seeds...

389 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

Echo the Christmas Parrot

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Lucy sends her Christmas letter to the North Pole an...

790 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, Summary

Paul Bunyan, the Biggest Baby in the Northeast

Paul Bunyan is a tall tale that originated through oral stories of North American loggers. His enormous size and strength allow...

489 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Summary

Rachel Carson, Environmentalist

Nature writer and marine biologist Rachel Carson wrote the highly controversial book, “Silent Spring.” The book had the chemica...

439 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Playful Puppies

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When Ava leaves her room, she has no idea what fun h...

349 Words, K-1st Grades, 420L - 730L, Summary

Calamity Jane and the Black Hills Expedition

The Black Hills in Dakota played a big part of the gold rush history. In 1875, the Newton-Jenny Expedition headed out to map th...

487 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Nathanael Greene, the Youngest Brigadier General in the Continental Army

Nathanael Greene had aspirations to be an officer in the Continental Army in the American Revolution. The problem though was he...

381 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Summary, Theme

The Christmas Village

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Every year, the miniature village is set out the sam...

783 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Summary

Cali Learns to Skate

by RV Staff Writer J. C.

Young Cali isn’t sure she is up for the challenge wh...

836 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Summary, Theme