Grade 4 Reading Lesson 16 Nonfiction – Earthquakes

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Earthquakes are measured by seismograms on a Richter Scale. In terms of earthquakes which were studied, measured, and recorded on the Richter Scale, however, the Great Chilean Earthquake was far and away the biggest earthquake ever. It measured 9.5 on the Richter Scale. That is a big number because an earthquake of magnitude 7 can destroy an entire city.
Here you will read more about earthquakes, and why they occur.

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 4 Nonfiction – Country Profile – Switzerland

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The Swiss people are either Roman Catholics or Protestants and one will also not find any mosques in this country. Astonishing, isn’t it? Read this chapter and find out more about this wonderful place.
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Grade 1 Reading Lesson 18 Nonfiction – My School

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In the past, only a few people went to school. There were no school buildings. Teachers sat under a tree and taught, while the students gathered around him and listened. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? I wonder what the students then would describe their school like.
In this chapter, a boy describes his school. Make sure to see if the descriptions match your school.

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Grade 3 Reading Lesson 21 Nonfiction – Deserts

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The Antarctic Desert is the World’s largest desert. Its area is 13, 830,000 which means that as far as your eyes can stretch, you can see sand, sand and only sand. It doesn’t sound good, does it?
Read this chapter on deserts.

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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 24 Nonfiction – Philosopher’s Corner – Socrates

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There is no accurate picture of Socrates and his philosophical viewpoint. It is because Socrates never wrote his philosophical texts, and whatever we know about him is based entirely on the writings by his students. This is called the Socratic Problem.
Let us find out how much the students conveyed about Socrates through their writings.

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 7 Nonfiction – Philosopher’s Corner – Mahatma Gandhi

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Why is it that although Mahatma Gandhi was born in India, he is respected throughout the globe? I live in a place which is so far from India and yet, everyone recognizes Mahatma Gandhi. Surely, he must have done some noble deeds to make him so prominent. Read this chapter and find out for yourself.

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