Dog sories for younger stud

Dog Stories for Younger Students

From haughty house dogs to precocious puppies, this reading set is full of delightful stories about dogs. Younger students will find many lessons to learn and a few laughs along the way.

Reading Passages In This Set


The Snowman and the Dog

Snowman awakens to a winter wonderland. When he sees the flickering light of a nearby fire, he wants more than anything to go t...

604 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements and Summary


The Wolf and the House Dog

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Although Aesop's fables were written thousands of ye...

348 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Summary, Symbolism, and Theme


Playful Puppies

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When Ava leaves her room, she has no idea what fun h...

349 Words, K-1st Grades, 420L - 730L, Summary


Dottie’s Thanksgiving Dinner

by RV staff writer J.C.

Dottie the puppy has a great time sneaking food off ...

946 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements and Summary


Bo and the New Baby

Bo is a loyal Dalmatian who loves to sit on the couch with Max and Mary. Now that there's a new baby in the house, things are c...

474 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Story Elements


Erika and the Necklace

Erika snuck into her mother’s room and tried on a necklace. Before she could put it back, the family dog bounded into the room ...

586 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, and Theme


My Birthday Wish

by RV staff writer J.C.

Celebrating a birthday means blowing out your candle...

487 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements and Summary


Don’t Drink from That Pond!

Bruce the dog kept telling Daisy the cat not to do bad things. Daisy didn’t listen and discovered the consequences. After readi...

457 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, and Summary


The Puppy Who Lost Her Wag

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When a puppy finds herself lost in the woods, her ha...

1,208 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Summary and Theme


Molly and Buster

Molly the cat likes her life just fine, but one day Mrs. Marks brings home a surprise. This story shows that new friends can co...

399 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Summary, and Theme