Chapter 5 – Raggedy Ann and the Painter – Raggedy Ann Stories

Raggedy Ann Stories contains 13 short stories about the classic rag doll and her friends. Here’s Chapter 5, Raggedy Ann and the Painter. We invite you to read and listen to the story, and then discuss it by responding to the questions below, as well as interacting with other students responding to the story by adding constructive comments, questions, and responses.

Here’s the text for Chapter 5, Raggedy Ann and the Painter.

Here’s the audio for Chapter 5, Raggedy Ann and the Painter. We encourage you to listen along with the audio, and for added benefit, to read the story out loud together with the text and the audio.

Don’t forget to revisit the Raggedy Ann Stories Glossary and Introduction post, to review the English vocabulary and American English idioms part of this story, increase your American English vocabulary and idioms, as well as increase your comprehension. Click here for the Raggedy Ann Stories Glossary and Introduction post.

Now you can improve your English reading comprehension as well as writing skills by responding to the following questions in the comments section below:

1. What happened to Raggedy Ann after she fell in the paint?
2. What is Raggedy Ann’s secret?
3. Raggedy Ann’s heart has a personal motto (a saying that helps remind her to do her best.) What could be your personal motto?

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