Adventure stories and
thrillers focus on danger, risks, and unknown outcomes. Usually there are
twists and turns in the plot, and lots of exciting action. It is fast-paced and
often includes memorable characters.
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: 18 Passages
The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the
Reading Set: 13 Passages
With a little fairy dust, we can all fly to
Neverland by reading J. M. Barrie’s wonderful fantasy “Peter Pan.” This Reading
Reading Set: 17 Passages
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A perio...
Reading Set: 6 Passages
Macabre, dark, foreboding;
these adjectives are often used to describe the works of Edgar Allan Poe. While
this is true of ma...
Reading Set: 5 Passages
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 ...
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
by RV Staff Writer J.C.
A mysterious thief is pulling heists all over London...
1,990 Words, 6th-8th Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, and Summary
by Robert Louis Stevenson from Kidnapped
Chapter II passage: Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Kidnap...
229 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues
by Robert Louis Stevenson from Treasure Island
Chapter XV passage: Scottish author Robert Louis Ste...
320 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, and Summary