History Reading Passages

Works of history explore a person, event, or other meaningful part of the past. These works examine the subject in detail, especially as the subject relates to subsequent events or how the subject had an impact on society. 

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American Independence

Thirteen colonies in a land far, far away united and announced their independence from a distant, powerful monarch. No, it's no...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

California!

California, the Golden State. It was the discovery of gold there in the late 1840s that started a mass migration across the Nor...

Reading Set: 9 Passages

Aviation

It's hard to believe in this age of space stations and mars probes that man has only been flying in heavier that air machines f...

Reading Set: 4 Passages

Baseball

Baseball is the national pastime in the U.S. This well-loved game teaches participants and spectators so many lessons, includin...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

Primary Sources

Primary sources take the reader to major historic moments as they are happening. This reading set has newspaper articles contem...

Reading Set: 8 Passages

Dog Stories for Older Students

Dogs are said to be "man's best friend." Considering the amount of literature and writing devoted to these faithful friends, th...

Reading Set: 8 Passages

The Olympic Games

In a celebration of peace, athleticism, and friendly competition, nations from around the world gather every four years to comp...

Reading Set: 3 Passages

Christmas for Younger Students

Christmas and children go together like, well, Santa's sleigh and flying reindeer. This reading set for younger students featur...

Reading Set: 9 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

Exploring Space

Space is considered the last great frontier. Since the beginning of time, humans have looked up with wonder at the stars, moon,...

Reading Set: 6 Passages