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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

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll's iconic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is a journey with little Alice through a fantastical world full of va...

Reading Set: 12 Passages

The Little Pumpkin

by Emma Florence Bush from The Topaz Story Book

This little pumpkin has some pretty big expectations...

909 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Icarus

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 14, part III passage: One of the most famous...

826 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Diana Is Invited to Tea with Tragic Results

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

CHAPTER XVI passage: Anne asks Diana to tea and ente...

800 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

On the Shelf

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXVIII passage: There are many differences ...

679 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Theme

Adventure II: The Red-headed League

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

Adventure II passage: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson...

579 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

The First National Monument: Devils Tower

by President Theodore Roosevelt

The first declared national monument in the United S...

499 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Main / Central Idea, Summary

New Impressions

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXVII passage: Laurie has been rejected by ...

724 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Beth's Secret

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXVI passage: By this chapter, the reader h...

509 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Figurative Language, Summary, Theme

Delos

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 7, part I passage: This Greek myth from a bo...

625 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary