Grade 9 Reading Lesson 22 Classics – Nicholas Nickleby

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Nicholas Nickleby is an assistant at a school. What type of school is it? Is it similar to the ones we go to? Are the students happy there? Do they also receive a lot of assignments and homework like we do? We will find out after we read this story extracted from the novel Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens.
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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 15 Classics – Oliver Twist

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Oliver Twist, or The Parish Boy’s Progress, is the second novel by English author Charles Dickens, published by Richard Bentley in 1838. The story is about an orphan Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker.

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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 16 Classics – Little Women

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Meg, Joe, Beth and Amy are sisters. One day, Joe and Amy get involved in a fight. How does the fight trigger? Do they make up their fight? Or do they end up in a furious temper? Read this extract from the novel Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and find out.

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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 13 Classics – Arrival In Lilliput

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You are sailing in one of the finest ships ever. But suddenly, there is a storm and the you are shipwrecked. You land in some unknown island and you do not know your way back home. What does this fell like? It sure is a nightmare for everyone.
But to the doctor Lemeul Gulliver, this nightmare comes true. Let us see what happens to him through this unbelievable story Arrival in Lilliput by Jonathan Swift. This story is based on his book ‘Gulliver’s Travels’.
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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 3 Classics – The Secret Garden

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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 her uncle, Archibald Craven.
This lesson is about her journey from India to England with the officer’s wife, Mrs. Medlock. Hope you enjoy this story from The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 15 Classics – The Riverbank

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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 each other’s company. So, read this story, The Riverbank that has been extracted from the novel ‘The Wind in the Williows’ by Kenneth Grahame, with your friend.

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 2 Classics – The Wuthering Heights

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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 outsider? Do they welcome him home? Read this extract from The Wuthering Heeights by Emily Bronte and find out.
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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 1 Classics – Frankenstein

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Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, is a novel written by Mary Shelley about an experiment that produces a monster. Shelley started writing the story when she was eighteen, and the novel was published when she was twenty one.
Giving the dead life: the very thought sends goosebumps all over my body. For Victor Frankenstein, this is a successful experiment. But what are the consequences? Read this horror story, Frankenstein, and find out.

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Grade 9 Reading Lesson 21 Classics – Dracula

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Jonathan Harker, the solicitor is making this trip from England to Transylvania to Count Dracula. This chapter describes the eerie feeling he gets when as he sees the Dracula’s house. The uncanny sensations continue as he enters Count Dracula’s home. Let us read this story, Dracula by Bram Stoker.
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Grade 9 Reading Lesson 23 Classics – The Invisible Man

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One early February morning, the owner of an inn welcomes a person in. No later, she finds this person strange. Keeping in mind that the innkeeper meets plenty of people everyday, what is so eccentric about the stranger? What made her think so? Is the peculiarity charismatic, or is his strangeness repellent? You will have to read this story by H.G. Wells and find out.
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