The Road Through the Forest
by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Chapter 4 Passage: "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was written by L. Frank Baum. It's the story of Dorothy, a girl from Kansas, who was take by a tornado to the magical land of Oz. In order to return home, she must go to the Emerald City and speak to the powerful Wizard of Oz. On her way, she meets a talking scarecrow. In this passage, the Scarecrow tells the story of his life. Students will read the passage and answer questions on the main idea and the details of the story.