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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

Nana’s Garden

by RV staff writer J.C.

Nana gets help from her grandkids to prepare her veg...

591 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Summary

A Bike for Ben

by RV staff writer J.C.

Young Ben wants a bike like all his friends, but he ...

288 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

The Princess and the Green Troll

A queen spoils her daughter, and the princess grows up vain and conceited. When it is time to marry, the princess thinks all pr...

622 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary

Tachel and Shen, Brother Stars

Tachel and Shen were stars in the heavens. They were brothers who did everything together. Then one day Tachel lost his favorit...

517 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

The Battle Between King Arthur and King Colgrin

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table need to prepare for battle. Unfortunately, Sir Tristan thinks he knows better th...

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

Danny and the Bully

by Staff Writer

Danny finds a slingshot. However, this is not just a...

598 Words, 3rd Grade, 420L - 730L, Summary, Theme

Ben Franklin and the Lightning Rod

Benjamin Franklin was a lot of things during his life. Some of the things he’s most remembered for was being an inventor and sc...

468 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Summary

Romeo Meets Juliet

by William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet

Act I, Scene 5 passage: In this passage from "Romeo ...

218 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

Capulet's Garden

by William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet

Act II, Scene 2 passage: This passage is from the ba...

262 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Figurative Language, Summary

The Prologue from Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is the clas...

114 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 1300L +, Story Elements, Summary, Theme