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Adventure/Thriller Reading Passages

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.

(94) Results for Adventure/Thriller Reading Passages

The Last of the Spirits

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave 4 Passage: Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas ...

358 Words, 8th-11th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Figurative Language, Story Elements

The Battle Between King Arthur and King Colgrin

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table need to prepare for battle. Unfortunately, Sir Tristan thinks he knows better th...

536 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements, Summary

The Winged Monkeys

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 14 Passage: L. Frank Baum wrote "The Wonderf...

839 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary

The Search for the Wicked Witch

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 12 Passage: L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful W...

675 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

The Road Through the Forest

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 4 Passage: "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was...

738 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary, 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

The Cyclone

by L. Frank Baum from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Chapter 1 Passage: L. Frank Baum wrote "The Wonderfu...

642 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Figurative Language, Story Elements, Summary

Alice's Evidence

by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter XII Passage: Lewis Carroll's delightful stor...

615 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Story Elements, Summary

Who Stole the Tarts?

by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter XI Passage: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland...

566 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements, Summary

The Lobster Quadrille

by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Chapter X Passage: Lewis Carroll's "Alice Adventures...

309 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 420L - 730L, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary