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Print Buoys Reading Comprehension with Sixth Grade Work

Print Buoys Reading Comprehension

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   8.66

     challenging words:    commerce, land-based, modem, nautical, wireless, boaters, communication, military, generation, commercial, warning, buoy, mounted, works, monitor, equipment
     content words:    Chesapeake Bay, National Oceanic, Atmospheric Administration, Potomac River, Rappahannock River, James River, Severn River, Deep Ocean Assessment, Pacific Ocean Basin, One DART

By Sharon Fabian

1     How do buoys work? They float.
2     There are many different kinds of buoys, and each one does a different job. There are buoys that aid in travel, commerce, weather, military operations, and other activities. Each one works in a different way, but the one thing that they all have in common is that buoys float.
3     Buoys, either anchored or drifting, do their jobs in deep water, and that is the big difference that separates them from land-based machines such as traffic lights at street corners or weather sensors mounted on buildings.

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