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Middle & High School - Reading Comprehension
Curriculum Outline

Topic 1. Reading Fiction: Fables and Moral Stories

1Read and Summarize a Book
2Introduction to Reading Comprehension
3Genres: Myths and Fables
4Reading Fiction - Strategies
5The Game of Chess
6The Ruby Prince
7The Tin Soldier
8Six Able Men
10The Empress Jowka
11Beauty and the Beast
12The Seven Crows
13The Parrot Shah
14The Wise Little Girl
15Sasha, Mansor and the Storks
16The Daisy
17The Ransom of Red Chief
18The Emperor's New Clothes
20The Little Pear Girl
21The Pied Piper of Hamelin
22The Snow Queen
23The Ugly Duckling
24A Shrewed Farmer's Story
25The Little Gold Fish
26The Golden Goose
27The Magic Tinderbox
28The Peasant, The Snake, and The Fox
29The Sleeping Princess
30The Wolf and the Seven Kids
31The Adventures of Tom Thumb
32Little Red Riding Hood
33The Story of Thumbelina
34Goldilocks and the Three Bears
35Til Ulenspighel
36The Weeping Princess
37Analyzing Literature: Moon-Face by Jack London
38Analyzing Literature: War by Jack London
39The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

Topic 2. Reading Poetry

1Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
2IF by Rudyard Kipling
3The Walrus and The Carpenter by Lewis Carroll
4Sea-Fever by John Masefield
5The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
6The Duel by Eugene Field
7My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson
8The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
9Paul Revere's Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
10October's Bright Blue Weather by Helen Hunt Jackson
11A Misspelled Tail by Elizabeth T. Corbett
12Daffodils by William Wordsworth

Topic 3. Reading Nonfiction

1Informational Reading Strategies
3Review Test - Reading Comprehension Level 8
4Rosa Parks Biography
5Marie Curie Biography
6Rembrandt van Rijn
7The Matterhorn - A Mountain in the Alps
8Review Test - Reading Comprehension Level 7
9Alfred McCoy Tyner - A Jazz Pianist
10Soda Water or Sparkling Water
11Mark Alan Webber - An Australian Formula One Driver
12Plasma Lamps
13Review Test - Reading Comprehension Level 6
14Cirrus Cloud
16Read and Summarize a Book