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The 2000's
Steve Irwin

The 2000's
The 2000's


Steve Irwin
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   8.74

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    cameraman, Crikey, spinoffs, documentary, best, loveable, trademark, conservation, helicopter, foundation, original, generation, stingray, lifetime, founded, immediately
     content words:    Steve Irwin, Crocodile Hunter, Great Barrier Reef, Terri Irwin, Crocodile Hunter Diaries, Croc Files, Animal Planet, Collision Course, Australia Zoo, Wildlife Warriors


Steve Irwin
By Sharon Fabian
  

1     September 4, 2006 - Steve Irwin, known as the Crocodile Hunter, was killed by a stingray while snorkeling off the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia. He had planned a day of filming a segment for The Ocean's Deadliest. Suddenly and unexpectedly, a stingray raised its barbed tail and stabbed Steve Irwin through the heart. A friend of Irwin's speculated that Irwin and a cameraman had accidentally boxed in the stingray and caused it to react in defense.
 
2     Members of Irwin's crew immediately called for emergency medical help. They performed CPR and rushed him to meet the helicopter. Despite their quick responses, Steve Irwin died from his injury.
 
3     Queensland, Australia, police confirmed his death and notified his family.
 
4     A friend said, "He died doing what he loved best."

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The 2000's
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United States
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    American Government  
 
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
 
    Children in History  
 
    Government Careers  
 
    Hispanic Heritage  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
 
    Immigration  
 
    National Parks and Monuments  
 
    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
    Women's History  
 


United States History
    A Nation Divided
(1840-1861)
 
 
    A New Nation
(1776-1830)
 
 
    After the Civil War
(1865-1870)
 
 
    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
(1947-1991)
 
 
    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
 
    Lewis and Clark
(1804-1806)
 
 
    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
    The 1900's  
 
    The 1910's  
 
    The 1920's  
 
    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


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