A Big Party for the Party - Reading Comprehension
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A Big Party for the Party Reading Comprehension
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A Big Party for the Party
By Phyllis Naegeli
  

1     Mr. Edwin sat on the couch and read the daily newspaper. Meghan lay on the floor in front of the couch reading a book.
 
2     "Hmm, that's interesting," Mr. Edwin commented.
 
3     Meghan looked up from her book. "What's interesting?"
 
4     "There's a pull-out section in the newspaper about the convention," said Mr. Edwin, looking over a colorful page of the newspaper.
 
5     "What convention?" asked Meghan, puzzled.
 
6     "The Democratic National Convention," said Mr. Edwin.
 
7     "What's that?"
 
8     "It's a four-day event where delegates and members of the Democratic Party meet to nominate their candidate for president."
 
9     Meghan sat up and faced her dad. "Is it a part of the election this year?"

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