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Horses

Horses are magnificent creatures. They served a major source of transportation for thousands of years, and even today, they spark imagination and awe. This reading set includes interesting fiction and nonfiction passages about our equine friends.

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(6) Passages included in this Reading Set:

1/6 Passages in this Set

Primary Source: Comanche, the Army Horse and Hero

from "The Tribune" (San Luis Obispo, California) June 1, 1878

Comanche, a U.S. Army horse, was known as the only U...

658 Words, 4th-8th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary
2/6 Passages in this Set

Gina and the Mustang

Gina was told she and her family would be going to her uncle’s ranch in Montana for summer vacation. She was mad she had to go ...

491 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Story Elements, Summary
3/6 Passages in this Set

A Stormy Day

by Anna Sewell from Black Beauty

Chapter 12 passage: "Black Beauty" is the story of a...

502 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary
4/6 Passages in this Set

The Fox and the Horse

by The Brothers Grimm from Fairy Tales

The Brothers Grimm, or Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, knew...

497 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Theme
5/6 Passages in this Set

Sweet Country Air

Students will read a story about a boy who visits his aunt’s ranch and learns a lesson about hard work. In the process, he lear...

526 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme
6/6 Passages in this Set

The Nail

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

The old adage "the hurrier I go, the behinder I get"...

454 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme