The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the
commemorative month is a good time to celebrate the achievements and culture of
the black community, this focus should not be limited to only one month.
Students will benefit learning of the accomplishments and struggles of people
of color at any time of the year. This reading set includes all grade levels
and multiple topics.
Reading Set: 12 Passages
With a little fairy dust, we can all fly to
Neverland by reading J. M. Barrie’s wonderful fantasy “Peter Pan.” This Reading
Set includes passages from each chapter of the novel along with related comprehension questions. Your student can follow
Wendy, Michael, and John Darling as they join Peter, Tinker Bell, and the Lost
Boys in their adventures with that famous pirate villain, Captain Hook.
Reading Set: 17 Passages
Macabre, dark, foreboding;
these adjectives are often used to describe the works of Edgar Allan Poe. While
this is true of many of his more notable works, like "The Raven" and
"The Fall of the House of Usher," Poe wrote other less ominous poems
and stories as well. This Reading Set included passages for many of Poe's most
famous works, as well as some lesser-known treasures.
Reading Set: 5 Passages
Many have seen the movie, "The Wizard of Oz," based on L. Frank Baum's novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." While it is a great family movie, like most movies based on a book, the book is better! This reading set introduces the reader to the real Wizard of Oz story, including the backstory on some of the characters and some riveting scenes.
Reading Set: 6 Passages
Lewis Carroll's iconic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is a journey with little Alice through a fantastical world full of vanishing cats and mad tea parties. This learning set of passages is from each chapter in the book, beginning with Alice following the white rabbit down the hole into Wonderland to the final chapter with Alice on the witness stand.
by Benjamin Franklin from The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the most co...
383 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 1000L - 1190L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, and Summary
by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Chapter 12 Passage: L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful W...
675 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1000L - 1190L, Story Elements, Summary, and Theme
Chapter 3 Passage: J. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wi...
488 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1000L - 1190L, Compare and Contrast, Summary, and Symbolism
by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Chapter VIII Passage: In Lewis Carroll's "Alice in W...
405 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1000L - 1190L, Story Elements and Summary
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, 1000L - 1190L, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, and Story Elements