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Lester Learns to Listen



Lester Learns to Listen
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     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.52

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     challenging words:    larson, peels, hallway, ringing, pout, folded, feeling, back, painting, leader, path, change, lime, attention, straight, coach
     content words:    Lucy Belle, Uncle Russ, Lester Ledbetter


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Lester Learns to Listen
By Joyce Furstenau
  

1     Mrs. Larson said to Lester, "Please don't lean back in your chair."
 
2     But Lester didn't listen and fell on his derrière.
 
3     "Lester, watch out for that banana peel," warned little Lucy Belle.
 
4     But Lester didn't listen, so Lester slipped and fell.
 
5     Leona passed on a message, "Lester, you're supposed to ride the bus."
 
6     But Lester didn't listen and he missed his Uncle Russ.
 
7     Lester tried playing school basketball. The coach went over all the rules,
 
8     but Lester didn't listen. He made his teammates look like fools.
 
9     When Lester went to painting class, here's what the teacher said,

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