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Butterfly Life Cycle

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Butterfly Life Cycle
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A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 1 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.63

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    life, butterfly, chrysalis, eggs, larva, lays, molt, pupa, form, busy, case, caterpillar, change, cocoon, each, even


Butterfly Life Cycle
By Vickie Chao
Rewritten as a short reader by Cindy Grigg
  

1     A butterfly starts its life in the form of an egg. The female butterfly lays her eggs on a leaf. The eggs hatch. But the young ones don't look like butterflies! We don't even call them butterflies.
 
2     We call the new "baby" a larva. Many people call it a caterpillar. Caterpillars look more like worms. They have long plump bodies. Their bodies have lots of segments or parts. They have six legs. The legs are all grouped near the front of their bodies. Caterpillars must eat, eat, and eat all the time! They eat the leaf where the eggs were. Then they eat more leaves. They grow fast. Their skin doesn't grow with them. They must shed the old skin and grow new .....
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