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New Year, New Goals



New Year, New Goals

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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.27

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     challenging words:    beginning, logical, resolution, fade, however, habit, jobs, year, fresh, better, health, difference, instead, often, save, remember


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New Year, New Goals
By Beth Beutler
  

1     At the beginning of a new year, many people make decisions. These are often called "resolutions." A resolution is a decision to do something. It might change a habit or activity. The new year is a logical time for this because it feels like a fresh start. It gives people energy to try something new.
 
2     Some of the things people decide have to do with their health. They try to lose weight. They might try to eat in healthier ways. People may also decide on a goal related to money. They may try to save up to buy something. They may try to save more than they spend. Others may work on relationships. They might try to make some new friends. They might try out for a team. Some may try goals related to school. They .....
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