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Mr. "Spruce Goose"



Mr. "Spruce Goose"
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.38

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    aviator, spruce, schools, pilot, liking, record, business, college, flying, what, died, speed, born, government, movie, money
     content words:    On December, Howard Hughes, Hughes Tool Company, Rice University, Hughes Aircraft Company, World War II, Spruce Goose, Evergreen Aviation Museum
Mr. "Spruce Goose"

By Jody Williams
1     What is an aviator? An aviator is a pilot of an aircraft. On December 24, 1905, a famous pilot was born. Howard Hughes was born in Houston, Texas. He loved his parents. His mother tried to keep him safe from getting sick. She was worried about germs. His father liked machines. He owned Hughes Tool Company.
 
2     Howard grew up with the same fear of sickness. He grew up liking machines. He had a bike with a motor. Howard built it himself. He was the first boy in Houston to have one. Howard went to college. He kept changing schools. He ended up at Rice University. After his parents died, he left school.
 
3     Howard's parents left him a lot of money. They left him the business. He ran the tool business. He became interested in making movies. When he was in his 20's, he made his first movie. It won an award. He made another movie. It cost a lot to make. It was about flying airplanes. The movie was not popular.

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Reading Comprehension
     English Reading Comprehension: Mr. "Spruce Goose"
     French Reading Comprehension: M. "Spruce Goose"
     Spanish Reading Comprehension: El Sr. "Arregla Ganso"
     Italian Reading Comprehension: Il signor "Spruce Goose"
     German Reading Comprehension: Herr „Spruce Goose"(Fichtengans)




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