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Reading Comprehension Worksheets
|edHelper's suggested reading level:||grades 2 to 3|
|Flesch-Kincaid grade level:||4.43|
By Beth Beutler
1 "Labyrinth. L – A – B- Y – R – I – N – T – H. Labyrinth. A series of paths winding around itself."
2 "Very good, Tyler," the judge said. "Jacob, the next word is fulcrum."
3 "Fulcrum. F – U – L –C – R – U – M. Fulcrum. The support upon which a lever turns."
4 "Excellent, Jacob," the judge said.
5 "What kind of words are these, anyway?" I thought to myself. I was beginning to wonder why I had entered the Spelling and Definition Bee!
6 I have always been a good speller. But it is hard for me to remember the meanings of the words I spell. That's what makes this contest different. We were given a list of 200 words and their definitions. I studied. I really did. I just don't remember some of these words being on the list!
7 My turn is coming. Only two people are in front of me!
8 "Maria. The next word is definition."
9 "Definition!" I thought. How do you define "definition"? I was really beginning to panic.
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