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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

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

A Child’s Garden of Verses

It’s hard to believe that the same person who wrote “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” could write charming children’s poetry, but Rob...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Romeo and Juliet

"For never was there a tale of more woe/Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." The last lines of William Shakespeare's "Romeo an...

Reading Set: 4 Passages

Aesop's Fables

A fable is a story with a moral, or lesson, at the end. Aesop, a Greek author in the 6th century B.C.E., is perhaps the most ...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll's iconic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is a journey with little Alice through a fantastical world full of va...

Reading Set: 12 Passages

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

Leprechaun Games

Leprechauns only come out on St. Patrick's Day, so they need to pack in all the fun and games while they can. This whimsical po...

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

The Jabberwocky

by Lewis Carroll from Through the Looking Glass

In "Through the Looking Glass" Lewis Carroll writes ...

174 Words, 3rd-5th Grades, Figurative Language and Story Elements