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Caring for Earth
Earth Day's Founding Father

Caring for Earth
Caring for Earth


Earth Day's Founding Father
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A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.75

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    ever, upset, have, died, notice, idea, learn, listen, people, gather, still, other, gathering, senator, something, president
     content words:    Gaylord Nelson, Senator Nelson, Earth Day


Earth Day's Founding Father
By Erin Horner
  

1     Have you ever been upset? Many years ago Gaylord Nelson was. Mr. Nelson was a senator. He was very upset. The Earth needed help. People were hurting it. He wanted people to stop. He wanted the nation's leaders to help.
 
2     Senator Nelson talked to the president. He talked to other people too. They started to listen. They were worried as well. They cared about our oceans. They wanted to take care of our trees and air. They wanted to help the Earth.

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