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Conservation

We’ve only one planet to live on, so the preservation of natural resources for our children and grandchildren is up to us. This...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

Mother Goose

Many children are already familiar with the Mother Goose nursery rhymes, which makes them easier to read for beginning reader...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

A Child’s Garden of Verses

It’s hard to believe that the same person who wrote “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” could write charming children’s poetry, but Rob...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

Classic Fairy Tales

Is there any more magical phrase than “Once upon a time”? This beginning of so many classic fairy tales sends the reader into a...

Reading Set: 10 Passages

Aesop's Fables

A fable is a story with a moral, or lesson, at the end. Aesop, a Greek author in the 6th century B.C.E., is perhaps the most ...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Curious Cats

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Three cats just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. T...

510 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Story Elements

Osceola and the Indian Removal Act

Although not born a Seminole, Osceola became a well-known tribal leader and warrior. He and other warriors refused to sign the ...

389 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Summary

Joey's Trip to the Dentist

Joey is excited to have a special lunch with his dad instead of eating at the school cafeteria, but his fun day suddenly turns ...

378 Words, K-1st Grades, Story Elements and Summary

Sarah Plants a Seed

When the weather gets warm, Sarah's mother loves to spend time in the garden. Sarah wants to help, so she learns how to plant a...

388 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, and Summary

Amanda's First Day

Amanda is the new girl in school, and she is worried about how she will make new friends. Jessica and Troy step in at playtime ...

320 Words, K-1st Grades, Character Traits and Theme