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Snakes

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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.44

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    reptile, arms, eggs, scales, along, year, kind, scare, people, part, other, push, meat, body, turn, need


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Snakes
By Brandi Waters
  

1     Snakes are a kind of reptile. Snakes scare a lot of people. Some people do not like the way that they look. Other people are afraid that a snake will bite them. The truth is that snakes are probably afraid of us, too! Most snakes will not hurt you unless you scare them.
 
2     Snakes have long bodies that are covered in scales. They do not have arms or legs. A snake moves around by using the muscles in its body. The muscles push the snake's body along the ground. Snakes can turn, swim, and even climb .....
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