by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Chapter 1 Passage: L. Frank Baum wrote "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" in 1900. It's the story of a girl named Dorothy who lives with her aunt and uncle on a farm in Kansas. Dorothy has a dog named Toto. This passage is from the beginning of the book. Students will read the passage and answer questions on the language and the plot action.