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Stories for Kids | The Swing

Subject: Reading Subskill: Reading Comprehension Concept: Poetry Grade Level: Upper Elementary From Child’s Garden of Verses How do you like to go up in a swing, Up in the air so blue? Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing Ever a child can do! Up in the air and over the wall, Till I can see so wide, River and trees and cattle

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Stories for Kids | The Golden Feast

Subject: Reading Subskill: Reading Comprehension Concept: Literary Text, Fables Grade Level: Middle Elementary There once lived a very rich couple who owned a large house.  They had many servants to take care of their house, but it was very empty.  They did not care to paint the walls or buy comfortable furniture.  All they cared about was money!  They spent every moment of every

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Stories for Kids | What is a Caracal?

Subject: Reading Subskill: Reading Comprehension Concept: Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferences Grade Level: Upper Elementary A caracal is a carnivorous (meat-eating) mammal that belongs to the cat family.  Its habitat is the dry savannas, scrublands, and rocky hills of Africa and the Asian countries of Arabia, Afghanistan and India. The caracal has a long, slender, muscular body and powerful legs.  It has the ability

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The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming | Stories for Kids

Subject: Reading Subskill: Reading Comprehension Concept: Cause and Effect Grade Level: Upper Elementary Have you ever been inside a greenhouse? A greenhouse is a glass building that is used for growing plants. Light and energy from the sun enter a greenhouse through the glass, which traps the heat inside. As a result, plants stay warm enough to live even in very cold weather. So

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Bed in Summer

Subject: Reading Subskill: Reading Comprehension Concept: Reading Skills Grade Level: Middle Elementary Bed in Summer In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. I have to go to bed and see The birds still hopping on the tree, Or hear the grown-up people’s feet Still going

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Compare and Contrast Stories | Second Grade

Subject: Reading Subskill: Reading Comprehension Concept: Review Grade Level: Middle Elementary The Fox and the Crow There once was a very hungry crow.  She picked some food off the ground and held it in her beak.  “I will fly up to the tree branch.  There I will eat my meal in peace,” she said to herself. Just then a fox looked up and saw

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Story Time | Sea-Shell | Third Grade

Subject: Reading Subskill: Reading Comprehension Concept: Review Grade Level: Middle Elementary Sea-Shell Sea-shell, Sea-shell, Sing me a song, oh! Please! A song of ships, and sailormen, And parrots, and tropical trees; Of islands lost in the Spanish Main, Which no man ever may find again, Of fishes and corals under the waves, And seahorses stabled in great green caves. Oh, Sea-shell, Sea-shell, Sing of

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