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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Many have seen the movie, "The Wizard of Oz," based on L. Frank Baum's novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." While it is a great family movie, like most movies based on a book, the book is better! This reading set introduces the reader to the real Wizard of Oz story, including the backstory on some of the characters and some riveting scenes.

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(6) Passages included in this Reading Set:

1/6 Passages in this Set

The Cyclone

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 1 Passage: L. Frank Baum wrote "The Wonderfu...

642 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Figurative Language, Story Elements, Summary
2/6 Passages in this Set

How Dorothy Saved the Scarecrow

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 3 Passage: J. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wi...

488 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Symbolism
3/6 Passages in this Set

The Road Through the Forest

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 4 Passage: "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was...

738 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary, Theme
4/6 Passages in this Set

The Rescue of the Tin Woodman

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz which was published in 19...

678 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary
5/6 Passages in this Set

The Search for the Wicked Witch

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 12 Passage: L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful W...

675 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary, Theme
6/6 Passages in this Set

The Winged Monkeys

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 14 Passage: L. Frank Baum wrote "The Wonderf...

839 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary