and opinion skills help a student distinguish between statements that can be
proven true (facts) from statements that express an attitude or judgment and
cannot be proven true (opinions).
Reading Set: 10 Passages
For centuries, humans have
attempted to codify the rights, privileges, responsibilities, and freedoms each
person has in a society. This Reading Set is a collection of some of the most
important documents in this ongoing quest to form “a more perfect union.”
Reading Set: 5 Passages
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A period of social, political, and economic upheaval, it has
been the setting for many seminal works by major authors, including Charles Dickens
and Victor Hugo. This Reading Set includes both fiction and nonfiction
passages along with related reading comprehension questions.
Reading Set: 6 Passages
Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? Scientists have a standard for determining the difference, and it may be different than the...
302 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Context Clues, Fact and Opinion, and Summary
by Hans Christian Andersen from Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, Second Series
Can a princess really feel a pea under a mountain of...
391 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Fact and Opinion, Figurative Language, Summary, and Theme
Students will read a passage about the tricoteuses, the knitting women who sat near the guillotine during the French Revolution...
676 Words, 10th-12th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Fact and Opinion, Main / Central Idea, and Summary
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are called the Bill of Rights. These amendments were finally ratified in 1791...
489 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 1300L +, Fact and Opinion and Summary