The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A period of social, political, and economic upheaval, it has
been the setting for many seminal works by major authors, including Charles Dickens
and Victor Hugo. This Reading Set includes both fiction and nonfiction
passages along with related reading comprehension questions.
Reading Set: 6 Passages
by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm from Grimm's Fairy Stories
Part 2 passage: This is the conclusion of the classi...
1,404 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Summary
Part 1 passage: The Brothers Grimm’s fairy tale “Han...
1,446 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, Story Elements, and Summary
by L. Leslie Brooke from The Golden Goose Book
“The Three Bears” is a classic fairy tale that has b...
1,190 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary, and Theme
by Florence Holbrook from Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades
One of the most popular fairy tales of all time is “...
1,130 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Summary and Theme
by Joseph Jacobs from English Fairy Tales
Part 2 passage: When the gold he took from the ogre...
1,248 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Figurative Language and Story Elements
by RV Staff Writer J.C.
After Christmas, Santa’s elves deserve some time off...
1,267 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Story Elements and Summary
Anika can’t wait to get on board for her first airpl...
1,193 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits and Summary
When Frostberry the penguin finds himself sad and lo...
1,228 Words, 3rd-4th Grades, Figurative Language, Story Elements, and Theme
by Victor Hugo from Les Misérables
CHAPTER XII passage: Often called one of the greates...
1,095 Words, 11th-12th Grades, Character Traits, Summary, and Theme