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Dog Day Picnic


Dog Day Picnic
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grade 2
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.29

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    obedient, recite, strained, wooly, costumes, ears, leaned, works, actually, fluffy, heel, judge, mane, puff, saddle, moment
     content words:    Doberman Rescue, One Doberman, Then Max, Once Max, Donald Duck


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Dog Day Picnic
By Mary L. Bushong
  

1     Jasmine strained her eyes as she looked out the window. She had been waiting for this weekend for the past six weeks. Now it was finally here. Her dog--well, actually the family dog, Max--was poking her with his nose through the side of his crate.
 
2     Finally, they pulled to a stop in the parking lot of the dog park. Max knew where he was and began to spin with excitement. Mom leaned over the seat to speak to Jasmine for a moment.
 
3     "Do you remember the rules for being around strange dogs?" she asked.
 
4     Jasmine nodded, and in a bored voice, began to recite them. "Never pet a strange dog without asking the owner's permission first. No running and no screaming."
 
5     "Good," said Mom. "See that you remember them."

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