Fairy Tales And Fables Reading Passages

A fairy tale is a short story primarily for children that often features magical beings and creatures. These characters may give aid to the main characters or be the primary adversaries. A fable is a very short narrative that usually includes animals with human qualities and abilities. Fables will usually teach an important truth, called a moral.

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Soccer!

Soccer, or European football, has become increasingly popular around the world. This set contains passages about  a variety of ...

Reading Set: 4 Passages

Gardening

Is there anything more fascinating that putting a tiny seed into a dirt hole and watching it turn into a flower or tree or plan...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

Fun Poems

Teaching poetry can be made easy with a little wit, a splash of humor, and a dash of fun. This reading set has all that and mor...

Reading Set: 12 Passages

Cats!

A cat is a many-faceted creature. Some are mysterious, some are comical, some are condescending, and some are just plain skitt...

Reading Set: 9 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

Christmas for Older Students

Older students will enjoy these Christmas reading passages from classic literature. From the poetry of “A Visit From St. Nichol...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

Mother Goose

Many children are already familiar with the Mother Goose nursery rhymes, which makes them easier to read for beginning reader...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Classic Fairy Tales

Is there any more magical phrase than “Once upon a time”? This beginning of so many classic fairy tales sends the reader into a...

Reading Set: 11 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 ...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

The Cobbler and the Fairies

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

This version of the familiar fairy tale "The Elves ...

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