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Symbolism Reading Passages

Symbolism is the use of an object to represent an idea, quality, or emotion. Writers often use symbolism to provide a mood or express a deeper meaning in the text. Storms, water, fire, and light are common literary symbols.

(11) Results for Symbolism Reading Passages

Dog Stories for Younger Students

From haughty house dogs to precocious puppies, this reading set is full of delightful stories about dogs. Younger students will...

Reading Set: 10 Passages

The Olympic Games

In a celebration of peace, athleticism, and friendly competition, nations from around the world gather every four years to comp...

Reading Set: 3 Passages

Women's History

Women’s History Month is traditionally held in March, but the study of women’s history is valuable all twelve months of the yea...

Reading Set: 20 Passages

Peter Pan

With a little fairy dust, we can all fly to Neverland by reading J. M. Barrie’s wonderful fantasy “Peter Pan.” This Reading S...

Reading Set: 17 Passages

Aesop's Fables

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...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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 ...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

The Little House

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 6 Passage: J.M. Barrie's 1911 classic novel ...

606 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Summary, Symbolism

The Wolf and the House Dog

by Aesop from The Aesop for Children

Although Aesop's fables were written thousands of ye...

348 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, 420L - 730L, Context Clues, Summary, Symbolism, Theme

The Lady with the Lamp

by Laura E. Richards from Florence Nightingale: The Angel of the Crimea

Chapter XI passage: Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)...

638 Words, 6th-8th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Symbolism, Theme

How Dorothy Saved the Scarecrow

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 3 Passage: J. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wi...

488 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Symbolism