Grade 2 Reading Lesson 6 Poetry – I Wonder Why

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Have you ever thought why the sky is so deep blue while the grass is green? Why is the sun so bright while the moon is not?
Jeannie Kirby wonders about the same things in this poem. She too doesn’t know the answers, but she expresses her amazement through this poem instead.

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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 8 Poetry – Don’t Rat On A Mouse

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Many people have this bad habit of teasing animals. Just because the animals are defenseless or caged doesn’t mean making fun of them doesn’t cause damage. They don’t like being mocked at, but not many people understand that.
This is what the poet Kenn Nesbitt wants to teach those people. Hope you learn that it is not good to Rat on a Mouse.

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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 7 Poetry – Limericks

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There once was a man from the sticks
Who liked to compose limericks.
But he failed at the sport,
For he wrote ’em too short.
Did you like this one? Now have fun with some more about humourous limericks.

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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 5 Poetry – Leisure

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Leisure, by W.H. Davies, is a simple yet beautiful and thought provoking poem where the poet wonders whether it is worth leading a life which provides one with no time for leisure.
When I am now engaged in a mobile telephone conversation while walking along countryside, I think of Davies and end that call. See if this poem inspires you to give some more thought to your surroundings, and feel for its beauty during your free time.

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Grade 4 Reading Lesson 14 Poetry – The Fox And The Crow

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Who is smarter: a crow or a fox? We’ve heard stories of the smart crow, and we’ve read stories about the cunning fox too. Let us see what the poet Raymond Wilson thinks.
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Grade 2 Reading Lesson 3 Poetry – Sing A Song Of People

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How many people are there in this world? Can you guess the number? The world population is seven billion, which means seven followed by nine zeros. It is, indeed, a huge number. Try writing it out in your notebook. And there are three people added every second. Surprising, isn’t it?
Here is one poem that the poet has written for everyone in this world. Read this delightful poem, Sing a Song of People, by Lou Lenski.

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Grade 5 Reading Lesson 8 Poetry – Song Of The Engine

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I have never traveled in a train. But when I read this poem by Christine Weatherly, I feel like travelling in one. Do their engines really sing songs as this poem describes? Let us read this poem.
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Grade 9 Reading Lesson 1 Poetry – The Road Not Taken

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The poem describes the tough choices people stand for when traveling the road of life. Sometimes, one has to choose between ways. ‘The Road Not Taken’ describes this very situation and the aspects that influence our decisions. Let us read this wonderful poem on decisions and choices by Robert Frost.
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Grade 6 Reading Lesson 3 Poetry – Under Ground

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It is dark underground; and it is as quiet as the land of the dead. All sort horrible smell seems to tower when I dig up the soil. The earthworms, and ants, and leeches come out of nowhere. I can’t even imagine how other living animals find it comfortable underground.
To the poet James Reeves, the place underground is pleasant and secure. Let us read more about what he thinks of the place.

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Grade 4 Reading Lesson 15 Poetry – Mithing Tooth

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I am in a bad thithuathon. I try to thpeak, but it sounds thilly. I hope you underthtand why I am in this thithuation.
Don’t be alarmed: this is what you will come across Kenn Nesbitt’s poem. Be sure to find out why he is speaking so.

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