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It's Barely a Mystery



It's Barely a Mystery

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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.93

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     challenging words:    well-loved, species, meaning, bamboo, barber, stubby, describe, stout, poor, fact, condition, spelled, wild, example, furniture, also
     content words:    Arctic Circle


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It's Barely a Mystery
By Colleen Messina
  

1     I am a homonym that can be spelled two ways, and I have more than one meaning. As an adjective, I can describe anything that is not covered or clothed. I can also describe something or some place as empty. For example, a room in this condition might not have any furniture! Spelled differently, I can come in different colors like brown, black, and white, but I am not a type of chocolate! I am a wild animal that has four stout legs, a stubby tail, big claws, and sharp teeth. I can live in the Arctic Circle. In fact, I live on all continents except Antarctica and Australia. My babies are called .....
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