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Fact and Opinion
Main / Central Idea
Point of View
Rhythm & Rhyme
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).
Forty-four men have
served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through
wars, economic depressions, ...
The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the
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...
"For never was there a tale of more
woe/Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." The last lines of William
Shakespeare's "Romeo an...
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 ...