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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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 13 Speech – I Have A Dream

Grade 8 Reading Lesson 13 Speech - I Have A Dream Genre/Topic:

According to U.S. Representative John Lewis, “Dr. King had the power, the ability, and the capacity to transform those steps on the Lincoln Memorial into a monumental area that will forever be recognized. By speaking the way he did, he educated, he inspired, he informed not just the people there, but people throughout America and […]

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Grade 3 Reading Lesson 23 Nonfiction – I’m A Cheetah

Grade 3 Reading Lesson 23 Nonfiction - I’m A Cheetah Genre/Topic:

Cheetahs are spotted. Do you know why? The colour and the spots help them to mix with the surroundings. They are difficult to spot and it becomes easier for them to hunt. We say, they adapt to the surroundings. In this chapter, you will read about the cheetah.

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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 12 Biographies – Shakespeare

Grade 7 Reading Lesson 12 Biographies - Shakespeare Genre/Topic:

William Shakespeare is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”. It is all his writings that took him to such great heights. Go through this lesson to find out what his life was like and what inspired him to write.

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 2 Classics – The Wuthering Heights

Grade 8 Reading Lesson 2 Classics - The Wuthering Heights Genre/Topic:

Mr. Earnshaw returns home after his trip from Liverpool. As the children rush to greet him, they are expecting treasures from the splendid city. Instead, they see a shabby child at their doorstep. There are no gifts, just a dirty stranger at their house. Their hearts sink. How do the children react? Who is the […]

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Grade 1 Reading Lesson 4 Poetry – To The Farm

Grade 1 Reading Lesson 4 Poetry - To The Farm Genre/Topic:

Have you ever been to a farm? Well, I have. And how much I enjoyed! I chased the ducklings all over the farm, and rode on horses. I fed the cows and collected the eggs. I watched the donkeys work and the fishes swim. Have you been to a farm? Has the poet been to […]

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