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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

A Stormy Day

by Anna Sewell from Black Beauty

Chapter 12 passage: "Black Beauty" is the story of a...

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

The Husband and Father

by Harriet Beecher Stowe from Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Chapter III passage: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel "...

435 Words, 7th-10th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

The Garden of Live Flowers

by Lewis Carroll from Through the Looking-Glass

Chapter II passage: Lewis Carroll wrote "Through the...

658 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

The Deadly Desert Crossed

by L. Frank Baum from The Road to Oz

Chapter 12 passage: L. Frank Baum wrote thirteen boo...

817 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Story Elements, Summary

Jo Meets Apollyon

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter Eight passage: "Little Women" by Louisa May...

697 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

For a Bit of Ribbon

by Albert Payson Terhune from Lad: A Dog

Chapter V passage: "Lad: A Dog" was written by Albe...

637 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues

The Winning of Knighthood

by Howard Pyle from The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

Chapter III passage: Howard Pyle wrote The Story of ...

626 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues

The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle

by Carl Sandburg from The Rootabaga Stories

"The Rootabaga Stories" is a collection of short sto...

608 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Captains Courageous: Rescued!

by Rudyard Kipling from Captains Courageous

Chapter I passage: Rudyard Kipling wrote Captains Co...

741 Words, 5th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Pollyanna's Game

by Eleanor Porter from Pollyanna

Chapter V passage: "Pollyanna" was written by Eleano...

545 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Summary