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Overbooked, Overtired



Overbooked, Overtired
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.91

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    prioritizing, practically, ninth, defensive, during, conclusion, conclude, curiosity, study, normally, schedule, throughout, saying, locker, feeling, church


Overbooked, Overtired
By Beth Beutler
  

1     Sheila yawned during her ninth grade homeroom class. Mark playfully smacked her arm, saying, "Wake up, Sleepy!"
 
2     The teacher began to call out the names on her roll.
 
3     "Sheila."
 
4     "Here," Sheila said with a yawn.
 
5     After homeroom ended, Sheila slowly gathered up her book bag and stumbled out of class.
 
6     "What is wrong with you today?" Mark said.
 
7     "I am so tired," Sheila admitted.
 
8     "What time did you go to bed?" Mark asked.
 
9     "I went to bed around midnight, the same time I usually do."
 
10     Mark rolled his eyes. "And what time did you get up?"
 
11     "I got up about six o'clock, as usual."
 
12     Mark sighed. He had known Sheila a long time and knew she was a driven person. He also knew that only six hours of sleep a night could catch up with someone quickly. He sometimes wondered how Sheila kept up the pace she did. She got all A's, had a job after school every day, volunteered at her church every Sunday, and babysat on Friday nights.
 
13     Out of curiosity, Mark asked, "What do you do on Saturdays, Sheila?"

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