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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 Delights of Anticipation

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter XIII passage: There's a Sunday School picni...

772 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary

The Lauriston Garden Mystery

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from A Study in Scarlet

Chapter III passage: Sherlock Holmes is a master of ...

1,230 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Heartache

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Chapter XXXV passage: Throughout "Little Women," the...

893 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

Primary Source: The First World Series

by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado), Oct. 15, 1903

It's hard to imagine an October without a World Seri...

391 Words, 5th-9th Grades, Context Clues, Main / Central Idea, Summary

The Golden Age

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 2 passage: The Titans ruled over a golden ag...

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

Block City

by Robert Louis Stevenson from A Child's Garden of Verses

Before there were Lego sets, there were wooden block...

219 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Story Elements, Summary

The Story of Prometheus: How Fire Was Given to Men

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 3 passage: In Greek mythology, Prometheus is...

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

The Clash of Blades

by Johnston McCulley from The Curse of Capistrano

Chapter 9 passage: This passage from the original Zo...

A Solemn Vow and Promise

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter XII passage: Little Anne Shirley has had a h...

755 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Primary Source: The Lincoln Memorial

by Tucson Daily Citizen Feb. 27, 1922

One of the most popular monuments in the US, the Lin...

460 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Context Clues, Summary