Grade 5 Reading Lesson 6 Poetry – The Country Child And The Town Child

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Have you ever lived in the country? What does it feel like: peaceful or lonely? And have you lived in the city too? Do you love the city? Do you love the honking of cars and the traffic jams that the poet, Irene Thompson, talks about?
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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 18 Poetry – You’re Old, Father William

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When you grow old, your hairline starts receding. Tufts of greys start appearing on your head. Lines start running from one side of your face to the other. And most of all, you lose all your strength. Walking starts becoming tough, jogging is a distant dream. Sad though old age is, Lewis Carroll will make you laugh through this poem You Are Old, Father William.
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Grade 1 Reading Lesson 1 Poetry – The Eggs

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Some animals, like the dogs, cats and rats give direct birth. They are called viviparous. Some others, like most of the birds lay eggs. These animals are called oviparous (Phew! Tough names, aren’t they?). Now let’s read a delightful poem about eggs. Here we go…
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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 9 Poetry – The World

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William Brighty Rands is in a dilemma. He wants to find out who is superior: man or earth? Through his poem, he expresses his doubts and argues for and against the superiority of man and the earth.
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Grade 1 Reading Lesson 4 Poetry – To The Farm

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Have you ever been to a farm? Well, I have. And how much I enjoyed! I chased the ducklings all over the farm, and rode on horses. I fed the cows and collected the eggs. I watched the donkeys work and the fishes swim. Have you been to a farm? Has the poet been to a farm? Find out from this poem.
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Grade 2 Reading Lesson 4 Poetry – Tall Trees

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The age of trees can be determined by the number of circles or bands that are seen on the trunk when it is cut. How many circles, do you think, that the world’s oldest tree has? The world’s oldest tree is 350 million years old. The tree must be really tall and really wide.
Read this poem, Tall Trees, by Eileen Mathias.
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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 17 Poetry – The Tyger

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The poet William Blake believes in the conventional idea that nature, like a work of art, must in some way contain a reflection of its creator. The tiger is strikingly beautiful yet also horrific in its capacity for violence. That is what William Blake ponders upon, and you will read about what  he thinks of the TYGER.
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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 19 Poetry – All The World’s A Stage

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Life is like a play – we merely go through the stages of our life acting it out. As times change, we change. So do our responsibilities and priorities. This is what William Shakespeare wants to relate through this poem, All The World’s a Stage. Read it and see if you agree with William Shakespeare and his views.
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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 5 Poetry – The Echoing Green

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I love metal songs. Their thick, massive sound drives and emphatic beats are so enjoyable. My grandfather always disapproves of the type of music I listen to. He thinks that songs ought to be subtle and gentle and calls my metal songs ‘noise’.
The same contrast is shown by this poem The Echoing Green by William Blake. Read the poem and find out what the contrast is all about.
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Grade 4 Reading Lesson 13 Poetry – The Quarrel

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Eleanor Farjeon fights with her brother one day. She knows it is not good to quarrel, but she can’t help it. What happens after the quarrel? Do they make up? Do they talk to each other? Recite this poem and find out.
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