• 6 Lessons

    How the little kite learned to fly

    The poem expresses the fearful nature of a little kite who wanted to fly high in the sky. Initially, the little kite was afraid to fly high into the sky and was highly pessimistic. But later on with the motivating words of the big kite, he gathered courage and learnt to fly slowly. Finally, he successfully learnt to fly high in the whirling sky.

    Now learn about the poem in details. All activities are solved. 

  • 6 Lessons

    It All Began With Drip Drip

    Alka Shankar is an author of repute. Her well-known book is The Mighty and the Mystical Rivers of India- exotic India. She is famous for her children's books. Sharleen Mukundan is a renowned children's author. She has written Murthy: the Story Book in collaboration with Alka Shankar. This story is written by her. Now learn about the story in detail.  

  • 5 Lessons

    Land Of The Pharaohs

    The civilization we call ancient Egypt flourished about 5000 years ago, when the rule of the Pharaohs began. They made Egypt a rich and powerful nation, admired throughout the ancient world. They also ordered the building of great temples and elaborate tombs for themselves. The Egyptians believed that all Pharaohs were god-kings. Ancient Egyptians used picture writing called Hieroglyphs for inscription in the tombs and temples. Paper was made from thinly sliced papyrus stems. The following tale in pictures describes a child's wonder as he visits Egypt for the first time. Let us learn in details. All the activities are solved.  

  • 1 Lesson

    Smart Ice Cream

    The short story 'Smart Ice Cream' by Paul Jennings has a wonderful twist in the tail which demonstrates the consequences of arrogant, selfish behaviour. A 'funny' case of Karma!

  • 6 Lessons

    The Adventurous Clown

    Enid Mary Blyton (1897—1968) is one of the most popular British children's authors of all times. Her works include series of novels in which children have their own adventures with minimal adult help. The most popular among these are The Famous five, based on four children and their dog, and The Secret Seven, a society of seven children who solve various mysteries. This text is an edited version of her short story The Adventurous Clown. Now learn about the story in detail.

  • 4 Lessons

    The Magic Fish Bone

    This is a complete course on Class 6, Lesson 7, The Magic Fish Bone.

  • 6 Lessons

    The Rainbow

    Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830—1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional and children's poems. She is perhaps best known for her poem Goblin Market. Now learn the poem in details.  

  • 8 Lessons

    The Shop That Never Was

    Herbert George Wells (1866—1946), a famous English writer, was best known for his science fictions. His most notable science fictions include The Time Machine, The Invisible Man etc. Wells also wrote many short stories. One of his best-known short stories is The Country of the Blind. The Shop That Never Was is an adaptation from his famous short story The Magic Shop.