Grade 5 Reading Lesson 12 Fables And Folktales – Ananse, The Spider

Grade 5 Reading Lesson 12 Fables And Folktales - Ananse, The Spider Genre/Topic:

A tiger is the king of this jungle. And this time, the king wants Ananse, the spider to bring a snake to him. Ananse is smart, but a snake is many, many times bigger than a spider. Will Ananse be able to do it?

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Grade 1 Reading Lesson 17 Mythology – Ulysses And Cyclops

Grade 1 Reading Lesson 17 Mythology - Ulysses And Cyclops Genre/Topic:

Ulysses, the king loses his way home. After many days, he and his soldiers come to an unknown island. Is the island safe? Will the king reach home safe and sound? We will have to read this story ‘Ulysses and Cyclopes’ and find it out.

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Grade 5 Reading Lesson 6 Poetry – The Country Child And The Town Child

Grade 5 Reading Lesson 6 Poetry - The Country Child And The Town Child Genre/Topic:

Have you ever lived in the country? What does it feel like: peaceful or lonely? And have you lived in the city too? Do you love the city? Do you love the honking of cars and the traffic jams that the poet, Irene Thompson, talks about?

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Grade 7 Fun Reading The Crocodile

Grade 7 Fun Reading The Crocodile Genre/Topic:

No animal is half as vile as Crocky-Crock, the crocodile, so says Roald Dahl in this hilarious poem The Croocodile.

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 3 Classics – The Secret Garden

Grade 8 Reading Lesson 3 Classics - The Secret Garden Genre/Topic:

Mary Lennox, a 10-year-old girl, is born in India to wealthy British parents. Spoiled with a temper, she is unaffectionate, angry, rude and obstinate. A cholera breakout in the manor kills Mary’s parents and many servants. She is discovered alone but alive after the house is abandoned. She is sent to England to live with […]

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 18 Poetry – You’re Old, Father William

Grade 8 Reading Lesson 18 Poetry - You’re Old, Father William Genre/Topic:

When you grow old, your hairline starts receding. Tufts of greys start appearing on your head. Lines start running from one side of your face to the other. And most of all, you lose all your strength. Walking starts becoming tough, jogging is a distant dream. Sad though old age is, Lewis Carroll will make […]

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Grade 1 Reading Lesson 1 Poetry – The Eggs

Grade 1 Reading Lesson 1 Poetry - The Eggs Genre/Topic:

Some animals, like the dogs, cats and rats give direct birth. They are called viviparous. Some others, like most of the birds lay eggs. These animals are called oviparous (Phew! Tough names, aren’t they?). Now let’s read a delightful poem about eggs. Here we go…

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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 9 Poetry – The World

Grade 7 Reading Lesson 9 Poetry - The World Genre/Topic:

William Brighty Rands is in a dilemma. He wants to find out who is superior: man or earth? Through his poem, he expresses his doubts and argues for and against the superiority of man and the earth.

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 8 Myths – Cupid And Psyche

Grade 8 Reading Lesson 8 Myths - Cupid And Psyche Genre/Topic:

Cupid and Psyche, also known as The Tale of Amour and Psyche and The Tale of Eros and Psyche, is a legend that first appeared as a story told by an old woman in Lucius Apuleius’ novel, The Golden Ass, written in the 2nd century AD. So now let’s read about Cupid, the Greek God […]

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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 15 Classics – The Riverbank

Grade 6 Reading Lesson 15 Classics - The Riverbank Genre/Topic:

You have friends, don’t you? You play with them, work with them, share with them and help them. In short, you adore them. Friendship is one of the finest gifts that you can possess, and must learn to treasure its value. This story describes a new friendship between Rat and Mole, and how they enjoy […]

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