Grade 1 Reading Lesson 1 Poetry – The Eggs

Grade 1 Reading Lesson 1 Poetry - The Eggs Genre/Topic:

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

Grade 7 Reading Lesson 9 Poetry - The World Genre/Topic:

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

Grade 1 Reading Lesson 4 Poetry - To The Farm Genre/Topic:

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 […]

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Grade 2 Reading Lesson 4 Poetry – Tall Trees

Grade 2 Reading Lesson 4 Poetry - Tall Trees Genre/Topic:

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 […]

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 17 Poetry – The Tyger

Grade 8 Reading Lesson 17 Poetry - The Tyger Genre/Topic:

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 […]

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 19 Poetry – All The World’s A Stage

Grade 8 Reading Lesson 19 Poetry - All The World’s A Stage Genre/Topic:

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 […]

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Grade 7 Reading Lesson 5 Poetry – The Echoing Green

Grade 7 Reading Lesson 5 Poetry - The Echoing Green Genre/Topic:

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 […]

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Grade 4 Reading Lesson 13 Poetry – The Quarrel

Grade 4 Reading Lesson 13 Poetry - The Quarrel Genre/Topic:

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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Grade 3 Reading Lesson 17 Poetry – Silver Fishes

Grade 3 Reading Lesson 17 Poetry - Silver Fishes Genre/Topic:

Have you heard of an insect called silverfish? It lives on your books, the carpet, paint on the wall and almost everything found at home. But don’t mistake it for the silver fishes of this poem. Anon has not written about silverfishes.

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Grade 8 Reading Lesson 20 Poetry – Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening

Grade 8 Reading Lesson 20 Poetry - Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening Genre/Topic:

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening is a poem to be marveled at and taken for granted. Robert Frost claimed that he wrote it in a single nighttime sitting; it just came to him. This poem is so recognized for its splendor that at the funeral of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, on […]

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