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The Polar Bear

A Very Quick Reader

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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   1.26

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    polar, blubber, meat-eating, region, layer, bears, sniff, large, ocean, seal, also, land, front, bottom, skin, thick


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The Polar Bear
By Vickie Chao
Rewritten as a very quick reader by Cindy Grigg
  

1     Polar bears are the biggest kind of bear. Adults may weigh more than half a ton! They live in the Arctic. The Arctic polar region is very cold. The ocean is filled with ice in the winter. Polar bears live on the ice. Their white fur helps them blend in with the snow and ice. They swim in the cold water. They have thick fur coats. They have a layer of fat under their skin. This fat is called blubber. Their blubber and fur helps them stay warm. .....
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