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The Willful Little Breeze

by Thornton Burgess from Old Mother West Wind

Thornton Burgess loved nature and liked to write abo...

379 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Nana the Nanny

by J. M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 1 passage: The novel “Peter Pan” began as a ...

551 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Summary

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi's Battle

by Rudyard Kipling from Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

This is a passage from Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 short ...

643 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues

The Little Mermaid and Her Sisters

by Hans Christian Andersen from The Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Andersen was a famous Danish writer o...

575 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Story Elements, Summary

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

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Children will learn about how plants grow from a seed to a flowering plant. Children will answer questions about details, seque...

224 Words, K-1st Grades, 0 - 410L, Compare and Contrast, Figurative Language, Story Elements

Arachne’s Web

What happens when Katie and her band, Arachne's Web, auditions for their idol? Students will read a story about this all-girl r...

500 Words, 6th-8th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Point of View, Summary, Theme

Dreaming Inside the Box: The Art of Joseph Cornell

Students will read a passage about Joseph Cornell and his unique art, creating shadow boxes. Students will answer questions abo...

784 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Summary

A New Language

Students will read a story about the challenges faced when you move to a new country. Students will answer questions about main...

654 Words, 7th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, Summary

Wilma Rudolph, Olympic Star

Students will read a biography about Olympic athlete Wilma Rudolph and the obstacles she had to overcome to be successful. Stud...

558 Words, 6th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Main / Central Idea, Summary