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What Do They Build?
By Kathleen W. Redman
1 It is almost 7:00, and Callie has to get up. It is time to go to work. She is a carpenter. A carpenter builds things out of wood.
2 Today Callie will help build something very special. She and the other carpenter ants are building a nest. The nest is for Queen Cassie. Cassie will lay her eggs soon.
3 Queen Cassie has two thousand workers. She is the mother of all of them. Now they are big enough to work. They take care of her.
4 Callie puts on her overalls. She puts on her shoes and socks. She puts on a hat. She drinks some honeydew. She eats a bite of bread. Then she drinks a glass of water. It will be a long day.
5 Callie and the other carpenter ants are black. Some of them have a bit of red on them, too. They are only about one-fourth inch long, but they are hard workers.
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English Reading Comprehension: What Do They Build?
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