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Meghan's Speech About Voting Reading Comprehension
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Meghan's Speech About Voting
By Phyllis Naegeli
  

1     Meghan ran into the kitchen. "Mom! Mom!" she cried.
 
2     Mom stopped her at the door to the dining room. "What's the matter?"
 
3     Meghan stepped back and sank down into a kitchen chair. "I have to give a speech in class next week," she said, horrified.
 
4     Mom giggled. "Well, that's practice you will need. You'll have to make a lot of speeches to become president someday."
 
5     "Very funny," said Meghan, despondent.
 
6     "What is the speech about?" asked Mom.
 
7     "Our right to vote," said Meghan.
 
8     "Meghan, everybody has to give oral reports. If you do a good job of planning, you'll be fine. Most of the time it's just lack of confidence that causes jitters."
 
9     "Then I need to gain a lot of confidence," said Meghan. "I also need some books. Can we go to the library later?"
 
10     "Sure," said Mom. "After I put dinner in the oven, we can go over to the library. Why don't you go work on your homework right now?"
 
11     "Okay," said Meghan.
 
12     Later, Meghan and her mom went to the local library to get some books about voting. Meghan found three that she liked, and they checked them out. After dinner that evening, Meghan began reading the books and making notes. For the next week, she worked hard on her speech. The night before the big day, she practiced in front of her parents. Here's what she said:

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