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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 18 Myths And Legends Myths And Legends – Egyptian Civilization

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Beliefs of how the world started differ from country to country and from religion to religion. Yet, each story is spellbinding and mystic in its own. Read this lesson to understand how civilization in Egypt started, according to their myths.
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Grade 2 Reading Lesson 16 Fables And Folktales – The Sky Is Falling

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What will happen when the sky falls? Will it fall through our homes and schools and destroy everything? Will it fall in drops or will it fall as a whole? Will the sun, moon and the stars fall along with it? Will it fall at all?
Read this story of the falling sky.

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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 2 Short Stories – Income Tax Man

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An income tax is a tax imposed on the income of individuals or businesses. Individual income taxes often tax the total income of the individual and deduct according to the income. Read this witty story, The Income Tax Man by Mark Twain and find out how the writer gets trapped.
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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 7 Poetry – Limericks

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There once was a man from the sticks
Who liked to compose limericks.
But he failed at the sport,
For he wrote ’em too short.
Did you like this one? Now have fun with some more about humourous limericks.

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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 20 Short Stories – The Selfish Giant

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This giant is selfish because he does not let children play in his lovely garden. He scares them off, and the children have nowhere to go and play. They are disheartened. What will these poor children do now? Where will they go to play? Will the selfish giant ever learn a lesson? Will he turn into a new leaf and let them play in his garden once again? Read this story, The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde, and you will find out.

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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

Grade 2 Reading Lesson 18 Fables And Folktales - The Lion And The MouseGenre/Topic:

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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