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A Natural Decoration

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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.2

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     challenging words:    jewel-colored, tinsel, sparkly, during, stayed, balls, always, packed, natural, prickly, clear, since, family, gold, weather, back
     content words:    After Christmas


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A Natural Decoration
By Colleen Messina
  

1     Cindy always loved putting up decorations during the holidays. She really liked the sparkly ones. She loved the shiny, jewel-colored balls on their Christmas tree. She liked draping gold tinsel on the tree's prickly branches. Since she loved sparkly objects so much, Cindy soon saw a shining natural decoration. It was outside. It was long and clear. It hung off the roof of the house. It had a point on the end. It sparkled in the sun. Sometimes, it dropped to .....
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