Story Elements Reading Passages

Main story elements include characters, setting (where and when the story takes place), plot (the main conflict in the story that triggers the characters' actions), and theme. Resolution of the plot is also often included as a story element.

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Summer Vacation

Ah, the joys of summer vacation! This set celebrates that special time in every child's year. The passages here take a vacation...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Native American Heritage

November is designated Native American Heritage Month, but these passages should be of interest any time of the year. This set ...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

Soccer!

Soccer, or European football, has become increasingly popular around the world. This set contains passages about  a variety of ...

Reading Set: 3 Passages

American Independence

Thirteen colonies in a land far, far away united and announced their independence from a distant, powerful monarch. No, it's no...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

Cali's Adventures

Your student can follow little Cali through her many adventures. Cali's adventures are similar to every child's journey: losing...

Reading Set: 3 Passages

Gardening

Is there anything more fascinating that putting a tiny seed into a dirt hole and watching it turn into a flower or tree or plan...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

Baseball

Baseball is the national pastime in the U.S. This well-loved game teaches participants and spectators so many lessons, includin...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

Fun Poems

Teaching poetry can be made easy with a little wit, a splash of humor, and a dash of fun. This reading set has all that and mor...

Reading Set: 12 Passages

Cats!

A cat is a many-faceted creature. Some are mysterious, some are comical, some are condescending, and some are just plain skitt...

Reading Set: 9 Passages

Dog Stories for Younger Students

From haughty house dogs to precocious puppies, this reading set is full of delightful stories about dogs. Younger students will...

Reading Set: 10 Passages