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

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 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 7 Reading Lesson 17 Classics – Kidnapped

Grade 7 Reading Lesson 17 Classics - Kidnapped Genre/Topic:

Davie sets off to his uncle’s place to the House of Shaws near Cramond after the death of his father. People on the way dissuade him from his going to the house. They tell him that the house is cursed. Indeed, from far, the house looks creepy and spine-chilling.
Are the people right? Does Davie go to the house? Let us find out together from this story ‘Kidnapped’ by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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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 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 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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