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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

Goldi’s Locks

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

After Goldilocks leaves the three bears, she reconsi...

637 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, Figurative Language, Summary

The Magic Barrel

Steven found a magic barrel. Whatever was put in it, the barrel would produce more of it. However, Steven’s grandfather knew th...

487 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Summary, Theme

Tammy and the Fairy

Tammy finds a dollar under a rock each morning on her way to school. When she buys candy and toys, her mother becomes suspiciou...

619 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

Farmer Hicks and His Two Horses

Farmer Hicks had two horses. Softly was sweet, and Surly was ornery. One day a stranger came to the farm, and the horses overhe...

504 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, Summary, Theme

The Sly Fox and the Hot Bear

The fox got himself in a quandary. He raced right into quicksand. When an overheated bear happened along, the fox quickly saw h...

352 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Story Elements, Summary, Theme

A Week of Birthdays

by Mother Goose from The Real Mother Goose

English-speaking children have grown up with Mother ...

56 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Summary

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

by Mother Goose from The Real Mother Goose

Mother Goose nursery rhymes have been used for many ...

58 Words, K-2nd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

Old King Cole

by Mother Goose from The Real Mother Goose

The beloved Mother Goose nursery rhymes have been ar...

74 Words, K-2nd Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

The House That Jack Built

by Mother Goose from The Real Mother Goose

For hundreds of years, children have been delighted ...

400 Words, K-2nd Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme, Summary

Sing a Song of Sixpence

by Mother Goose from The Real Mother Goose

Many generations of English-speaking children have g...

84 Words, K-2nd Grades, Context Clues, Summary