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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.

(74) Results for Fairy Tales And Fables Reading Passages

The Elephant in the Room

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

How did it get here? No one knows. How to get it out...

434 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Character Traits, Point of View, Summary

Peggy and June

by Elizabeth Trach

Peggy and June are two frogs with very different ski...

405 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Summary, Theme

The Fake Cake

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

The Emperor demands all the bakers in the land bring...

925 Words, 4th-6th Grades, Character Traits, Figurative Language, Summary

The Scarecrow

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

The scarecrow is supposed to keep birds away from th...

769 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Summary

The Tiny Teddy

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Toby has been preparing to leave the teddy bear vill...

572 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Rocky and the Squirrels

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Shy Rocky Raccoon wants to join the squirrels playin...

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

The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle and Who Was in It

by Carl Sandburg from The Rootabaga Stories

"The Rootabaga Stories" is a collection of short sto...

589 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues

The Gardener and the King

Nothing would grow in the King’s garden. No matter who tried, they couldn’t get anything to grow. Finally, the King found a gar...

488 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme

Don’t Drink from That Pond!

Bruce the dog kept telling Daisy the cat not to do bad things. Daisy didn’t listen and discovered the consequences. After readi...

457 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Summary

Three Little Birds

by Elizabeth Trach

Three talkative birds learn that not everyone likes ...

379 Words, K-1st Grades, Story Elements, Theme