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Newspaper in Education Week
|edHelper's suggested reading level:||grades 4 to 5|
|Flesch-Kincaid grade level:||3.2|
Me, Read the Newspaper?
By Phyllis Naegeli
1 Alvaro dribbled the basketball around Sam and took a shot. It went through the net, and Sam grabbed the rebound, dribbling it back to center court. He took a shot and missed.
2 "Whew! Time for a break," said Sam, wiping his brow.
3 "I could use a drink of water," said Alvaro.
4 The boys walked over to a cooler on the sidelines. Sam and Alvaro each grabbed a bottle of water and sat down on a nearby bench.
5 "Great game. We tied, right?" said Sam.
6 "Nope," said Alvaro. "I won by a basket."
7 "No way; we're tied," Sam insisted, sitting up taller.
8 "We were tied. You missed the last shot. That means I win!" said Alvaro, taking a long gulp of water.
9 Sam thought for a minute and added up the points in his head. "I guess you're right. Do you want to play another round?"
10 "No, I need to get home," said Alvaro. "I have to read the newspaper."
11 Sam looked confused. "You need to go home to read the newspaper?"
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