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Ready, Aim, Shoot that Arrow!



Ready, Aim, Shoot that Arrow!
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.61

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    people, after-life, archer, Bulls-eye, chinese, cotta, emperor, flint, greek, olympic, pharaohs, pits, tomb, bows, brothers, history
     content words:    Robin Hood, United States, Civil War, National Archery Association


Ready, Aim, Shoot that Arrow!
By Colleen Messina
  

1     People have shot arrows for a long time. Arrows were used for hunting. They were also used in war. Archers were in many stories. Greek heroes carried bows and arrows. Robin Hood was a great shot, too! These heroes knew how to shoot well.
 
2     Some people found old arrowheads in Africa. They were more than 50,000 years old. Some people think that the bow and arrow were invented there. People also found old bows in Denmark.
 
3     The Egyptians liked bows and arrows. They used them in war. Their archers rode on chariots. They used arrows made from reeds. They made arrowheads from flint. Pictures on tomb walls showed pharaohs shooting bows and arrows. Chinese rulers also liked bows and arrows. They learned how to shoot in school.

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