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American Revolution
Captured by Girls

American Revolution
American Revolution

Captured by Girls
Print Captured by Girls Reading Comprehension with Sixth Grade Work

Print Captured by Girls Reading Comprehension

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   6.39

     challenging words:    parole, exploits, unmistakable, dispatch, patriotism, further, rightful, suspect, port, locks, patriot, swagger, surrender, position, blessing, opossum
     content words:    Revolutionary War, Elizabeth Martin, General Greene, Fort Ninety-Six, South Carolina

Captured by Girls
By Mary Lynn Bushong

1     "Are you sure this is going to work?" Grace Martin asked Rachel as they carried uniforms to a back room to change.
2     "It had better work, or we'll find ourselves in a heap of trouble," answered Rachel. "It's a blessing that both of our husbands are of a similar size to each of us, or we wouldn't be able to fool anyone and further the cause of the Revolutionary War."
3     The uniforms were a little loose. Hairpins helped hold the women's long, dark locks in place under their hats.
4     "You look like a fine young man," said Rachel teasingly to her sister-in-law.

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