Humor Reading Passages

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. 

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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

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

Saint Valentine's Day

While a young man's fancy may turn to love in the spring, it's on everyone's mind as February 14th, a.k.a. St. Valentine's Day,...

Reading Set: 6 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

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

Carly and the Candy Shoppe

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

While her parents are away, Carly is excited to look...

945 Words, 5th-7th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Summary

The Seagull

A trip to the beach means seeing a seagull or two, but look out! These birds can be tricky, and they're always hungry. Students...

135 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Story Elements

I Went Up One Pair of Stairs

by Katharine Pyle from Mother’s Nursery Tales

Young children love silly jokes and always have, as ...

177 Words, K-2nd Grades, Summary and Theme

An Enigma

by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) loved a good riddle poem...

170 Words, 10th-12th Grades, Rhythm & Rhyme and Summary

Gibraltar

by Mark Twain from The Innocents Abroad

Chapter VII passage: Mark Twain is known for his fic...

496 Words, 8th-12th Grades, Main / Central Idea and Summary