by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Chapter V Passage: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" was written by Lewis Carroll in 1865. Alice, the main character, has gone into a strange world after she followed a rabbit down a hole. In this passage, a caterpillar has told Alice how she can make herself very tall or very small. She has followed the advice and made herself very, very tall. Students will read the passage and answer comprehension questions.