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The Check Is in the Mail



The Check Is in the Mail

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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.79

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    monthly, entire, wait, banks, fairly, transfer, deposit, exchange, tore, account, bunch, bills, amount, quickly, form, card


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The Check Is in the Mail
By Erin Horner
  

1     Zack couldn't wait to open his birthday card. He tore at the blue envelope and pulled the card out as quickly as he could. There was a piece of paper inside. Zack appreciated the kind words his grandmother had written, but he was obviously disappointed.
 
2     "What's wrong?" his mom asked.
 
3     "I was hoping Grandma would send me a little bit of money," he sheepishly admitted.

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