Works of humor are
primarily intended to amuse the audience. Humorous writings can be of any
length or any genre. An author may use a variety of techniques to entertain the
audience, including satire, irony, surprise, and puns.
Many children are
already familiar with the Mother Goose nursery rhymes, which makes them easier
to read for beginning readers. While the origins of Mother Goose may be shrouded
in history, the poems attributed to her still delight children centuries later.
This reading set includes some of the most famous of these beloved rhymes from
a 1916 compilation.
Reading Set: 6 Passages
by Mother Goose from The Real Mother Goose
This classic Mother Goose nursery rhyme comes from a...
71 Words, 1st-2nd Grades, Main / Central Idea and Summary
by RV Staff Writer J.C.
After Christmas, Santa’s elves deserve some time off...
1,267 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements and Summary
It’s Cupid’s job to make people fall in love. When h...
954 Words, 5th-7th Grades, 420L - 730L, Figurative Language, Story Elements, Summary, and Theme
by RV staff writer J.C.
Dottie the puppy has a great time sneaking food off ...
946 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Story Elements and Summary
by Mark Twain from "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court "
Chapter VII passage: Mark Twain published "A Connect...
433 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Compare and Contrast, Context Clues, Figurative Language, and Summary
by Mark Twain
While Mark Twain wrote many fictional works, he also...
335 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Summary
by Lewis Carroll from The Hunting of the Snark
The Hunting of the Snark is a nonsense poem by Lewis...
516 Words, 4th-5th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits and Summary