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A Good Idea



A Good Idea
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   1.3

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    seconds, minutes, depend, picked, list, starve, also, wild, another, perhaps, pile, feed, sure, part, enough, each


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A Good Idea
By Mary Lynn Bushong
  

1     "Mom," asked Jared, "why is this on the list?" He pointed to two words.
 
2     "Bird seed?" asked Mom.
 
3     "Why is it on the Christmas list?" he asked.
 
4     "Well, why not?" asked Mom. "It is a gift for the wild birds. Tell me, why did we feed the birds all summer?"
 
5     "It was to make it easier for them to feed their babies," said Jared.

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