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Half-Staff

A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.79

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    half-staff, flown, halfway, general, flying, sounds, flags, kinds, flag, often, honor, important, great, other, person, smart
     content words:    President Eisenhower


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Half-Staff
By Mary Lynn Bushong
  

1     "Why is the flag only halfway up the pole today, Dad?" asked Bud.
 
2     "An important person died, and this is one way we can honor him," said Dad.
 
3     "Are all flags flown that way?" asked Bud.

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