Introduction to Classical Literature is designed to build language skills and reading comprehension through high-interest selections from classic literature. The reproducible activities present stories from across the ages and all around the world, providing an excellent overview of literature and interesting background on authors. Classic stories such as "Gulliver's Travels" and "Moby Dick" are presented in summary format with comprehension-based activities following. Language skill development focuses on finite verbs, adjectival and adverbial clauses, synonyms, collective nouns, and many more. A valuable reference for grades 5 through 8.