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Primary Source: Votes for Women Ratified

from Kansas City Star September 1, 1920

In 1920, the 19th Amendment which granted voting rig...

715 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues and Summary

The Cobbler and the Fairies

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

This version of the familiar fairy tale "The Elves ...

909 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Figurative Language and Summary

Marilla Cuthbert Is Surprised

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

CHAPTER III passage: Lucy Maud Montgomery's beloved ...

808 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits and Context Clues

Artistic Attempts

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXVI passage: In "Little Women," Amy is the ...

433 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Summary

I Went Up One Pair of Stairs

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

Young children love silly jokes and always have, as ...

177 Words, K-2nd Grades, Summary and Theme

Primary Source: The Titanic Is Sinking

from Daily Illinois State Journal April 15, 1912

In 1912, the supposedly unsinkable "Titanic" sank in...

851 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, and Summary

A Puppy for Poppy

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

When her boy has to go away to college, Poppy is so ...

610 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Figurative Language and Summary

The Wright Brothers’ Aeroplane

by Orville and Wilbur Wright from The Early History of the Airplane

Chapter I passage: Major moments in history do not a...

357 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Context Clues and Summary

The First Wedding

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXV passage: Wedding bells are chiming in th...

702 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues and Summary

Matthew Cuthbert Is Surprised

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter II passage: This passage from the classic "A...

521 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Summary