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Middle & High School - Reading Comprehension
Curriculum Outline

Topic 1. Reading Fiction: Fables and Moral Stories

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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
   
                                  
9Bluebeard
   
                                  
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
   
                                  
19Cinderella
   
                                  
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

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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

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1Informational Reading Strategies
   
                                  
2Waterfalls
   
                                  
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
   
                                  
15Transformers
   
                                  
16Read and Summarize a Book