Compare and Contrast
Fact and Opinion
Main / Central Idea
Point of View
Rhythm & Rhyme
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With a little fairy dust, we can all fly to
Neverland by reading J. M. Barrie’s wonderful fantasy “Peter Pan.” This Reading
There are many unsung
African American heros and heroines in science and technology. Their
contributions are often unknown to...
For centuries, humans have
attempted to codify the rights, privileges, responsibilities, and freedoms each
person has in a so...
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A perio...
Macabre, dark, foreboding;
these adjectives are often used to describe the works of Edgar Allan Poe. While
this is true of ma...
A fable is a story with a moral, or lesson, at the end. Aesop, a Greek author in the 6th century B.C.E., is perhaps the most fa...
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 ...
Lewis Carroll's iconic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is a journey with little Alice through a fantastical world full of va...
Ella and Madison are twins but they are very different. Ella wants to spend the morning styling hair and Madison wants to spend...
Jackson wants to make friends with Billy, the new kid in class. Billy does not seem to want to be friends. What will Jackson do?