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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

Tender Troubles

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

With so many sisters in the March family, it was ine...

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

The Helpful Beaver

Brenda is a young beaver who wants to help her parents build a new lodge, but she is too small to cut down trees yet. Can Brend...

399 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

Eyewitness: Jack London and the San Francisco Earthquake

by Jack London

Jack London was known for his adventure novels such ...

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

Anne’s Bringing-up Is Begun

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

It's decision time at Green Gables, as Anne is about...

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

Defence of Ft. McHenry: The Original Star Spangled Banner

by Francis Scott Key

Before it was the "The Star-Spangled Banner," the ly...

412 Words, 6th-9th Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

Anne Says Her Prayers

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter VII passage: Young Anne Shirley has no paren...

756 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Carly and the Candy Shoppe

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

While her parents are away, Carly is excited to look...

945 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary

Our Foreign Correspondent

by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women

Readers of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel "Little...

564 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Primary Source: Mother's Day Oberved All Over America

by Boston Herald Monday, May 11, 1914

Today Mother's Day is a special day around the world...

627 Words, 4th-10th Grades, Context Clues, Summary

Marilla Makes Up Her Mind

by Lucy Maud Montgomery from Anne of Green Gables

Chapter VI passage: Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic t...

1,304 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Summary