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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 Snowman and the Dog

Snowman awakens to a winter wonderland. When he sees the flickering light of a nearby fire, he wants more than anything to go t...

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

The Cup At The Top Of The Hill

Amanda and Robert always go hunting for treasure in the woods. One day, they found a gold cup sitting on top of a steep hill. T...

612 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Figurative Language, Summary

In the Neighborhood

Students will read a story about two girls from very different backgrounds who become friends. Students will answer questions a...

502 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Point of View, Story Elements

Survival!

Students will read a story about a camping trip that turns into an unforgettable adventure. Students will answer questions abou...

556 Words, 7th-9th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements

The Interview

Shyness can add stress to job interviews, but Brian finds an unlikely ally in his quest to overcome his shyness and find a part...

486 Words, 10th-11th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Story Elements

The Homesick Connecticut Yankee

by Mark Twain from "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court "

Chapter VII passage: Mark Twain published "A Connect...

433 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

Mark Twain: How to Tell a Story

by Mark Twain

While Mark Twain wrote many fictional works, he also...

335 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

In the Old Graveyard

by Mark Twain from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Chapter IX passage: Mark Twain’s 1876 masterpiece "T...

306 Words, 5th-7th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

The House of Usher

by Edgar Allan Poe from The Fall of the House of Usher

“The Fall of the House of Usher” is a short story wr...

232 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Figurative Language

The Story of the Oval Portrait

by Edgar Allan Poe from The Oval Portrait

Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story “The Oval Portrai...

491 Words, 7th-10th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary