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Dinosaurs
Living Among Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs


Living Among Dinosaurs
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A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.68

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    existence, reading, tended, Yikes, extremely, discover, seek, nearly, thoughts, certain, imagination, since, ever, become, exhibit, during


Living Among Dinosaurs
By Mary Perrin
  

1     Have you ever imagined what it would be like for you to see a huge and hungry dinosaur? I have. I have imagined being outside playing hide and seek with my friends on a Saturday afternoon. In my mind, I turned the corner of the house to hide behind a bush and that was when I was unpleasantly greeted by a living, breathing dinosaur. Yikes! I love using my imagination, but sometimes my own thoughts frighten me. I shook the thought out of my head. It was at that point that I was pretty certain that living with dinosaurs would be an extremely scary existence.
 
2     Dinosaurs lived on Earth for more than 160 million years. Some dinosaurs were enormous. Others were as small as a chicken or a goose. Size would have concerned me if I had lived with dinosaurs. But I would have been more concerned with what a dinosaur ate. Surely, herbivores would have been less interested in me since they ate only plants with wide, flat teeth. Plant eaters did not hunt animals for food like meat eaters did. Plant eaters were less aggressive. Carnivorous dinosaurs would have made me scared stiff. Most meat-eating dinosaurs moved quickly. They had sharp, pointy, "I cannot wait to eat you" teeth. Becoming a dino dinner would .....
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Science
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    Caring for Earth  
 
    Clouds  
 
    Dinosaurs  
 
    Earth's Land  
 
    Earth  
 
    Earthquakes  
 
    Electricity  
 
    Energy  
 
    Erosion  
 
    Food Pyramid  
 
    Food Webs and Food Chain  
 
    Forces and Motion  
 
    Fossils  
 
    Health and Nutrition  
 
    How Things Work  
 
    Landforms  
 
    Life Science  
 
    Light  
 
    Magnets  
 
    Matter  
 
 
    Moon  
 
    Natural Disasters  
 
    Photosynthesis  
 
    Plant and Animal Cells  
 
    Plants  
 
    Rocks and Minerals  
 
    Science Process Skills  
 
    Scientific Notation  
 
    Seasons  
 
    Simple Machines  
 
    Soil  
 
    Solar System  
 
    Sound  
 
    Space and Stars  
 
    Sun  
 
    Tsunami  
 
    Volcanoes  
 
    Water Cycle  
 
    Water  
 
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