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These are some things I have found for students to read.  I try to add things to this page often.  There are very short stories, fables, and articles.

  • Salvador Dalí – photography Dali Atomicus, photo by Philippe Halsman (1948), shown before support wires were removed from the image Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (11 May 1904 – ...
  • Western Diet Bad for Human Health, Environment Western Diet Bad for Human Health, Environment | Voice of America – Learning English From VOA Learning English, this is the Health Report. The spread of Western eating habits around the world is ...
  • Ghosts in the White House The most famous address in America–1600 Pennsylvania Avenue–is also perhaps the country’s most famous haunted house. Presidents, first ladies, White House staff members and guests have reported feeling ghostly presences, ...
  • Stories for children, folktales, fairy tales and fables The folktale is a story, passed down verbally from generation to generation. Each storyteller told the stories a little differently, making them more interesting and fascinating as the ages passed. ...
  • Get Rich or Get Going |story This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Get Rich The Statue of Liberty and New York City. The Statue of Liberty is in New York City. He had finally ...
  • The Cock and the Jewel an Aesop’s Fable   The Cock and the Jewel An Aesop’s Fable A Cock, scratching for food for himself and his hens, found a precious stone; on which he said: “If your owner had found you, ...
  • ESL Fairy Tale Reading Comprehension – Old Sultan – Fairy Tale by Brothers Grimm Old Sultan by Brothers Grimm from Grimm’s Fairy Tales A shepherd had a faithful dog, called Sultan, who was grown very old, and had lost all his teeth. And one day when the ...
  • Prisoners Work to Protect the Planet Prisoners Work to Protect the Planet | Voice of America – Learning English Inmate Toby Erhart sows Harsh Indian Paintbrush seeds in the Stafford Creek Corrections Center conservation nursery. (Tom Banse/VOA) 01/04/2015 Prisoners ...
  • The Queen of Hearts The Queen of Hearts, She made some tarts, All on a summer’s day; The Knave of hearts, He stole those tarts, And took them clean away. The King of Hearts Called for the tarts, And beat the knave ...
  • Mayan folktale – The Rabbit and The Coyote This is a story of Uncle Rabbit and the coyote. The rabbit came to a big rock, and there he deceived the coyote. He was leaning on the rock when ...