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A summary of a story recounts it in a succinct way and includes only the most important information, ideas, or details. It may include supporting details to the main idea as well as the sequence of the story (e.g. beginning, middle, end or chronological order).  

(450) Results for Summary Reading Passages

The Gift of the Magi

by O. Henry

"The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry is a favorite Chr...

140 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Summary

Dottie’s Thanksgiving Dinner

by RV staff writer J.C.

Dottie the puppy has a great time sneaking food off ...

946 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

Native Americans: The Wampanoag Tribe

by RV Staff Writer A. A.

The Wampanoag tribe was the tribe that were a part o...

283 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary

The Mayflower Compact

by The Pilgrims

The Mayflower Compact was a document written and sig...

322 Words, 6th-8th Grades, 1300L +, Context Clues, Summary

Trick or Treat and the Purple Ghost

Marcus doesn’t know what to be for Halloween. In his excitement, he spills grape juice on his mother’s tablecloth. It’s ruined....

622 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Summary

Spooky the Scaredy Cat

by RV staff writer J.C.

When a scaredy cat named Spooky goes walking on Hall...

576 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Figurative Language, Summary

The Proud Pumpkin

by RV staff writer J.C.

Jack the pumpkin is delighted and proud to be an imp...

730 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

My Birthday Wish

by RV staff writer J.C.

Celebrating a birthday means blowing out your candle...

487 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

Flossie’s First Flight

by RV staff writer J.C.

Flossie, a young tooth fairy-in-training, has to pas...

467 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Going to the Zoo

by RV staff writer J.C.

A class trip to the zoo means Olivia sees many anima...

290 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, 420L - 730L, Point of View, Summary