Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Reading Comprehension Worksheets
Miscellaneous Health Topics
Your Best Shot to Stay Healthy

Miscellaneous Health Topics
Miscellaneous Health Topics


Your Best Shot to Stay Healthy
Print Your Best Shot to Stay Healthy Reading Comprehension with Third Grade Work

Print Your Best Shot to Stay Healthy Reading Comprehension with Fourth Grade Work

Print Your Best Shot to Stay Healthy Reading Comprehension

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.5

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    booster, farrell, lockjaw, stalling, syringe, clutched, tetanus, lifetime, liquid, shots, height, chickenpox, however, asthma, wound, anymore
     content words:    Lori Filors


Your Best Shot to Stay Healthy
By Jennifer Kenny
  

1     Lori was dreading going to the doctor's office today. Her mother had scheduled an appointment to get her flu shot. She hated getting shots. They hurt!
 
2     Lori and her mother arrived at the doctor's office. Lori nervously clutched her favorite stuffed bear while she waited for her name to be called. Then she heard the nurse say, "Lori Filors, follow me please." So she did.
 
3     In the examination room, Lori had her height, weight, and temperature checked by the nurse. Then the doctor came in to quickly check her over.
 
4     "I don't understand why I need a shot," Lori complained.
 
5     "I want to keep you from getting the flu. You have asthma and you don't need any complications from the flu," the doctor said.
 
6     "Well, what about all the other shots I have had to face in my lifetime?" Lori asked.
 
7     The doctor had to laugh. "I think you are being quite dramatic. Most of the shots people need are given by age two. I doubt you remember them. You haven't even had your tetanus booster shot to prevent lockjaw because you are not twelve yet."
 
8     "Lockjaw?" Lori asked. "What's that?"

Paragraphs 9 to 18:
For the complete story with questions: click here for printable



Weekly Reading Books

          Create Weekly Reading Books

Prepare for an entire week at once!


Feedback on Your Best Shot to Stay Healthy
Leave your feedback on Your Best Shot to Stay Healthy   (use this link if you found an error in the story)



Miscellaneous Health Topics
             Miscellaneous Health Topics



Health
    Alcohol  
 
    Bicycle Safety  
 
    Circulatory System  
 
    Digestive System  
 
    Disabilities  
 
    Drugs  
 
    Excretory System  
 
    Food Pyramid  
 
    Health Professionals  
 
    Healthy Life  
 
    Hygiene  
 
    Illnesses  
 
    Medical Tools  
 
 
    Miscellaneous Health Topics  
 
    Muscular System  
 
    My Plate  
 
    Nervous System  
 
    Nutrition  
 
    Reproductive System  
 
    Respiratory System  
 
    Skeletal System  
 
    Teeth  
 
    The Five Senses  
 
    The Human Body  
 
    Tobacco  
 



Copyright © 2017 edHelper