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It's Not Silly...It's Bee-utiful!

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     challenging words:    communication, writing, interesting, fellow, however, exactly, length, dancer, speed, every, direction, feeling, smell, also, worker, quite


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It's Not Silly...It's Bee-utiful!
By Erin Horner
  

1     Every day we smell many things using our noses. But what if you could smell things with your hands? That would be silly, wouldn't it? Our hands are for touching and feeling, not for smelling! Every day we taste delicious food with our mouths. But what if you could taste things with your legs? That would be silly, too! Our legs are for walking, running, and jumping, not for tasting! When we want to talk to our friends, we use our voices and words. But what if you communicated with others by dancing? That could be fun, but it might look kind of silly! We communicate by talking and writing, not by dancing. If you were a bee, however, none of these things would be silly; they would be normal. Bees are insects. They smell things using their antennae. They feel and taste things with their antennae, too. Bees also use .....
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