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Peter Pan

With a little fairy dust, we can all fly to Neverland by reading J. M. Barrie’s wonderful fantasy “Peter Pan.” This Reading Set includes passages from each chapter of the novel along with related comprehension questions. Your student can follow Wendy, Michael, and John Darling as they join Peter, Tinker Bell, and the Lost Boys in their adventures with that famous pirate villain, Captain Hook. 

Reading Set: 17 Passages

The French Revolution

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: 4 Passages

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Many have seen the movie, "The Wizard of Oz," based on L. Frank Baum's novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." While it is a great family movie, like most movies based on a book, the book is better! This reading set introduces the reader to the real Wizard of Oz story, including the backstory on some of the characters and some riveting scenes.

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 vanishing cats and mad tea parties. This learning set of passages is from each chapter in the book, beginning with Alice following the white rabbit down the hole into Wonderland to the final chapter with Alice on the witness stand.

Reading Set: 12 Passages

Little Helen

by Helen Keller from The Story of My Life

Chapter II passage: Helen Keller was an extraordinar...

619 Words, 5th-8th Grades, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, and Summary

Paris: September 1792

by Baroness Orczy from The Scarlet Pimpernel

Chapter I passage: The adventure novel “The Scarlet ...

689 Words, 9th-11th Grades, Character Traits, Figurative Language, and Story Elements

The Second of the Three Spirits

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave Three passage: This passage from Charles Dicke...

616 Words, 8th-11th Grades, Theme

Marley’s Ghost

by Charles Dickens from A Christmas Carol

Stave 1 passage: Taken from the first section of Dic...

671 Words, 8th-11th Grades, Character Traits, Figurative Language, and Theme

The Little House

by J.M. Barrie from Peter Pan

Chapter 6 Passage: J.M. Barrie's 1911 classic novel ...

606 Words, 4th-5th Grades, Character Traits, Main / Central Idea, Summary, and Symbolism

Jason and the Lion

Jason was kind. He thought of others and always wanted to help. This, however, got him in trouble with the King. Students will ...

603 Words, 2nd-3rd Grades, Character Traits, Compare and Contrast, and Summary