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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.95

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    gorgeous, especially, stories, rays, exactly, pots, indigo, sunlight, like, figure, neat, through, pass, happen, about, might

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     Spanish: ¿Qué es un arco iris?


What Is a Rainbow?
By Erin Horner
  

1     I like stories about leprechauns. I used to look for them every time I saw a rainbow. I would always try to figure out how I could get to the end of a rainbow. I wanted to find their pots of gold! Unfortunately, leprechauns aren't real, but rainbows are. What exactly is a rainbow? When the sun is shining and rain is falling, look up! You might see a gorgeous rainbow. Rainbows can happen, too, when rain is NOT falling, but it has recently rained. Sunlight is a perfect blend of seven colors. It is made up of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. When the sun's rays pass through water droplets in the .....
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