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Grade 9 Reading Lesson 11 Short Stories – Rip Van Winkle

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Rip Van Winkle is an amiable person who enjoys solitary activities in the wilderness, but is also loved by all in town—especially the children to whom he tells stories and gives toys. However, a tendency to avoid all gainful labor, for which his nagging wife (Dame Van Winkle) chastises him, allows his home and farm to fall into disarray due to his lazy neglect. This is the incredible story of Rip Van Winkle’s life by Washington Irving.
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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 25 Horror – The Hook

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Micheal Rosen is good at narrating horror stories. Trust me. Although I am not a coward, this story sent chills down my back as it ended. So be prepared to be left in disbelief, and shock and scare. ‘The Hook’ is good at doing that.

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Grade 5 Reading Lesson 16 Play – Matilda

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Matilda is a genius, but she can play nasty tricks. She puts glue all over her father’s hat. When the father returns home from his work, all the family members try to take off the hat, but all in vain. What happens then? Is Matilda caught and punished? Read this amusing story by Roald Dahl.
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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 5 Poetry – Leisure

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Leisure, by W.H. Davies, is a simple yet beautiful and thought provoking poem where the poet wonders whether it is worth leading a life which provides one with no time for leisure.
When I am now engaged in a mobile telephone conversation while walking along countryside, I think of Davies and end that call. See if this poem inspires you to give some more thought to your surroundings, and feel for its beauty during your free time.

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Grade 2 Reading Lesson 18 Fables And Folktales – The Lion And The Mouse

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Can a mouse ever help a lion? A lion is large, powerful and fierce. Does it even need anyone’s help at all? And how can the tiny mouse help the mighty lion? Read this delightful story about the lion and the mouse and find out.
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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 23 Myths And Legends – The Creation Of Man

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According to Mayan mythology, it was only after a lot of hard work that the Gods created man. This lesson is about their struggles. Hope you enjoy this.
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Grade 4 Reading Lesson 14 Poetry – The Fox And The Crow

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Who is smarter: a crow or a fox? We’ve heard stories of the smart crow, and we’ve read stories about the cunning fox too. Let us see what the poet Raymond Wilson thinks.
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Grade 2 Reading Lesson 3 Poetry – Sing A Song Of People

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How many people are there in this world? Can you guess the number? The world population is seven billion, which means seven followed by nine zeros. It is, indeed, a huge number. Try writing it out in your notebook. And there are three people added every second. Surprising, isn’t it?
Here is one poem that the poet has written for everyone in this world. Read this delightful poem, Sing a Song of People, by Lou Lenski.

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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 19 Short Stories – The Storyteller

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When I was small, I always insisted my mom that she tell us a story before we went to bed. She was our storyteller, and each night, she filled our sleepy heads with fairies, and angels.
In this story, some children are travelling in a train; and a storyteller keeps them occupied with his story throughout the journey. What kind of story does he tell? Let us find out from this story, The Storyteller, by Saki, the master of short stories.

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Grade 3 Reading Lesson 8 Drama – The Golden Touch

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King Midas is the greediest king who has ever lived. He wants more gold and silver although he has rooms and rooms filled with them. But greed is a bad thing, and we will have to read to find out if King Midas ever learns to stop being greedy.

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