Grade 8 Reading Lesson 10 Biographies – Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

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While the first ascent to the Mt. Everest was successful in 1953, it was only in 1975 that a woman made it to the top. Before that, several attempts had gone futile. Pasang Lhamu Sherpa had attempted to climb the Mt. Everest three times before her ascent. Let us read more about her and get inspired.
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Grade 5 Reading Lesson 15 Biographies – Abraham Lincoln

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Slavery was prominent in America during the 1800’s. People were traded, just like goods. They were abused: made to work all day without food. Abraham Lincoln is known for abolishing slavery. Let us learn something from him.
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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 12 Biographies – Shakespeare

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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 7 Reading Lesson 13 Biographies – Isaac Newton

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Isaac Newton wasn’t expected to survive as he was born prematurely. It is said that he was so small when he was born that he could have fit inside a quart mug. Even then, he grew up to become one of the most prominent figures in the history of science. Read about how his life progressed, and what made him so well known throughout the world.
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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 14 Biographies – Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela was jailed for 30 long years. While Nelson was in prison, he was offered freedom if he would stop his violent actions. He refused this offer.
Why was he jailed? And what are the ‘violent actions’? You’ll have to go through this lesson to find out more about this great person.

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Grade 5 Reading Lesson 14 Biographies – Laxmi Prasad Devkota

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The Ranas ruled Nepal for a long time. During their time, they built schools and colleges in the country, but only for them. School and colleges were not for common people. A lot of people tried to change this system, but heir attempts were futile. Laxmi Prasad Devkota was a Nepali literate, and one of the people who tried to reform this system. Let us read more about him.
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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 11 Biographies – Leonardo Da Vinci

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In 1481, Leonardo Da Vinci he began painting ‘Adoration of the Magi’, an unfinished work that reveals his technique of beginning with a dark painting surface and adding elements of light, unlike most painters of his time who started with outlined figures on a white surface. It was through this painting that Leonardo’s secrets of great paintings were revealed.
Let us read more about Leonardo Da Vinci, who is also considered the father of modern science.

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Grade 9 Reading Lesson 20 Biographies – Madame Curie

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Madame Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.
The Nobel Prize is an annual international award. It is bestowed in a number of categories by Scandinavian committees in recognition of cultural and scientific advances. The will of the Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, established the prizes in 1895. The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace were first awarded in 1901.
Let us read this lesson and find out why Madame Curie was honored with the Nobel Prize.

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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 12 Biographies – Julius Caesar

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Julius Caesar, the dictator ruled Rome for only eleven days. Later, he was appointed a dictator again, and this time he ruled for one year. In this story, you will read such interesting facts about him.

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Grade 1 Reading Lesson 19 Biography – Mickey Mouse

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You know Mickey Mouse, don’t you? All of us do. Mickey Mouse seems to be the most famous mouse. But what is it tat made him famous? Let us know.
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