works are narratives of the adventures and exploits of medieval knights. These
may be prose or poetry and include examples of chivalry and bravery. A more
modern use of romance works includes stories about love and courtship of two
characters who face an obstacle or barrier to their relationship.
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
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A perio...
Macabre, dark, foreboding;
these adjectives are often used to describe the works of Edgar Allan Poe. While
this is true of ma...
Reading Set: 5 Passages
by Baroness Orczy from The Scarlet Pimpernel
Chapter I passage: The adventure novel “The Scarlet ...
689 Words, 9th-11th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Character Traits, Figurative Language, and Story Elements
by Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe wrote “Annabel Lee” in 1849. It was ...
333 Words, 6th-9th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Context Clues, Figurative Language, and Rhythm & Rhyme
by Howard Pyle from The Story of King Arthur and His Knights
Chapter III passage: Howard Pyle wrote The Story of ...
626 Words, 4th-6th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Context Clues
Students will read a story about a message in a bottle and how it brought two strangers together. Students will answer question...
537 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, and Summary