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|edHelper's suggested reading level:||grade 2|
|Flesch-Kincaid grade level:||1.83|
Go Ride a Kite
By Beth Beutler
1 I love kites. I love to go to the park and fly one. Kites are so pretty!
2 Tomorrow is Saturday. Dad and I will finally have time to fly our new kite. It is red, white, and blue. It has stars and stripes like a flag. It took a couple of weeks to build. We had fun doing it. I hope it will fly!
3 Dad attached a long tail to the kite. It will look like it has blue streamers. We also have a large spool of twine. We hope the wind will take our kite very high. I hope tomorrow gets here soon! For now, it is time to go to sleep. Mom tucks me into bed and pulls my pink and purple sheets up to my chin.
4 (The narrator has a dream.)
5 "I've never ridden on a kite before," I said to my friend Jeremy. I was sitting on my red, white, and blue kite with my legs dangling from either side. I was flying through the air high in the sky. I felt so free!
6 "I never have, either!" said Jeremy.
7 I looked down to see how I was staying on the kite. My feet were in stirrups, as if I was riding a horse. A long string was attached to my right foot. It went way down to the ground. I think it was attached to my dad, but I am not certain.
8 I glided along, riding on the wind. The blue streamers flew out behind me like a massive horse's tail. The kite swooped up and down, moving like a horse jumping over invisible fences. Jeremy was nearby on a brown and black kite. He dove down low like a hawk going after prey and then buzzed back up high. We were both laughing and screaming, having a completely awesome time.
9 Then it was time to land. We slowly descended, and I could almost see my dad.
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