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When you purchase a story, you get:

  • High interest reading material
  • All on one page (easy to print) with
  • Follow-up activities (to deepen understanding)

Just CLICK one of the links below, purchase a story at the reading level you want, download, print and teach.


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Four paragraphs of a short story. Perfect for a reading session with one student or a small group.  Each story is written at 3 levels. Levels 1, 5 and 8. If you purchase all 3 levels then you can teach students with different abilities with the same story.  They feel a sense of belonging.

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A complete story, usually 5 paragraphs,  with fun endings because of plots with a twist. Stories with a reading age of 6 right through to very high level stories for teenagers that are very challenging. The story sample is about a mouse in trouble!

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Read and learn the facts on a wide range of animals – mammals. The sample is about Armadillos

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    5a Bart and Orville

    There was a special bond between Bart and his cat Orville.  So when Orville passed away Bart wanted to find a special way to memorialise him... Level 5
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    5a If Only…

    My Uncle Jim was a deer hunter and was always talking about hunting. One Saturday he gave me an old bow and some arrows.  If only...
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    5b The Lesson

    Sally didn't know why she'd done it. Nothing seemed simple anymore. She looked down at her big toe...
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    5b The Rabbbit

    On the surface, it was just another day in the fields surrounding the rabbit warren.  But why had the birds suddenly gone quiet, what was that strange noise and why was the earth rumbling...
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    5c A Long Lost Father

    Charlotte's father left her mother before she was born, and now it seems that she is about to meet him face-to-face for the very first time...
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    5c The Perfect Gift

    The cat had chosen its new house carefully. It was north facing, which meant it would catch what little watery sunlight...
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    5d Monday Mornings

    Josh Millar did not like getting up in the morning. He especially hated getting up on Monday mornings, so when the alarm clock rang he...
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    5d Tim’s Torment

    Tim is not having a good day and now he has to go to Katherine Murphy's classroom. A few days ago he barely knew she existed but now there are all these strange new feelings...
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    5e Baby Hoatzin

    The Hoatzin is a strange pheasant-like bird that can be found in the mangrove swamps of the Amazon. One of the many unusual features of this species is the escape plan imprinted into the young. Nests are built over water, and if danger threatens, the chicks, which are excellent swimmers, will plunge to safety in the water below, return to shore and climb back up to the nest. This is the story of such an escape...
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    5e New Beginnings

    Life was hard. The men from our village had to work all day every day in the forests or on the fishing boats...there was less land to share around and no prospect of things getting better...
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    5f Just Desserts

    Jack was hanging out at the local mall one Saturday afternoon. His mother left him some money to get something to eat...
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    5f The Washing Machine

    Feeling frustrated with your electrical appliances? This StoryByte takes a look at the other-point -of-view, a washing machine's perspective on human use, or should we say abuse...
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    5g Do What You’re Told

    A chilling consequence for a young girl who doesn't like to be told what to do.  A plane flight that would change her life...
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    5g The Un-Washable Truck

    "Hey Sam, do you want to earn ten dollars?” asked Dad. Sam’s ears pricked up. He put his X-Box on pause and turned to face Dad...
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    5h Pet Problems

    A young girl and her mum just do not seem to have any luck with their pets. But now that they have overcome some obstacles, everything seems to be going well with their two new goldfish...
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    5h Princess Erina

    In a land not too far away from here, there lived a beautiful princess named Erina. Sadly, her parents had died and Erina lived alone in a high grey stone tower...
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    5i Princess Penelope

    Princess Penelope is not your ordinary princess. She finds her royal lifestyle rather difficult and has an unusual way of relieving the stress. However, one day in the forest she makes a discovery that might change her life forever...
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    5i Win-Win

    Teban and Lucilla had always worked hard and cheerfully faced the difficulties of harsh weather, high seas, and chicken thieves. But now they were growing tired...
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    5j Sam

    What is Sam up to this time? Interesting things always happen when Sam goes on one of his history binges. Like the time he was obsessed with Guy Fawkes…
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    All Storybytes – Levels 1, 5, 8 – (A to J)

    Purchase the first ten Level 1 Storybytes written at 3 different levels. This allows you to use the same story in a class of children with different reading levels but still be able to have discussions and follow up activities which are all the same.
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    The First Ten Level 5 Storybytes – (A to J)

    Purchase the first ten Level 5 Storybytes. Work with your students and then give them the follow up activities to consolidate their reading practice.