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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

Paris: September 1792

by Baroness Orczy from The Scarlet Pimpernel

Chapter I passage: The adventure novel “The Scarlet ...

689 Words, 9th-11th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Figurative Language, Story Elements

The End of It

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave 5 passage: This passage from Charles Dickens’ ...

451 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Story Elements

The Second of the Three Spirits

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave Three passage: This passage from Charles Dicke...

616 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 420L - 730L, Theme

The First of the Three Spirits

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave 2 passage: Charles Dickens’ classic story “A C...

781 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues, Summary

Marley’s Ghost

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave 1 passage: Taken from the first section of Dic...

671 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Figurative Language, Theme

When Wendy Grew Up

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 17 passage: This text from J.M. Barrie’s “Pe...

342 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

The Return Home

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 16 passage: J.M. Barrie’s tale “Peter Pan" r...

499 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Summary

“Hook or Me This Time”

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 15 passage: “Peter Pan” is the classic tale ...

549 Words, 4th-5th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

The Pirate Ship

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 14 passage: This scene from J.M. Barrie’s “P...

953 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Summary

The Children Are Carried Off

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 12 passage: Captain Hook is the villain in J...

224 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues