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Life in a Tide Pool

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Life in a Tide Pool
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 1 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.15

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    ever, arms, boulders, crabs, have, pools, rocks, starfish, tide, beach, able, among, animal, another, bathtub, behind


Life in a Tide Pool
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     Have you ever been to the beach? Beaches are not the same. You may have gone to the beach to swim. It was probably a wide, sandy beach. Some beaches are rocky and narrow. They may have big rocks called boulders. They may have small rocks. Many animals live on rocky beaches.
 
2     Some creatures live in tide pools. These are small pools of water left behind after high tide. Some are the size of puddles. Some are the size of a bathtub. Water gets caught among the rocks. Small animals get caught in these pools. Tide pool creatures lead a special life. Their home is always changing. They must be able to live in the ocean and in a small pool.
 
3     In a tide pool, you might see a starfish. Starfish aren't really fish. They are a different kind of animal. A better name is for them is sea star. Sea stars are covered with spines on the outside. They have five arms. They have no heads or tails. A sea star's mouth is on the bottom of its body in the middle of the five arms. If an arm gets cut off or eaten, the sea star can grow a new one!

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