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George Washington
The Childhood of Our First President

George Washington
George Washington


The Childhood of Our First President
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A Short Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.28

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    surveyor, military, planter, general, often, service, during, become, navy, basic, farmer, died, living, also, county, quite
     content words:    Revolutionary War, United States, George Washington


The Childhood of Our First President
By Jody Williams
  

1     He was a surveyor. He was a planter. He joined the military and became a general during the Revolutionary War. Then he went on to become the first President of the United States. But before all of that, George Washington was a child. George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. He was one of ten children. He was born in Virginia. He went to school at a church near his home. He was later sent to boarding school. George learned basic subjects. He learned manners. He also learned how to be a farmer, which he liked. His father died when George was eleven years old. He moved quite often, living with different relatives.
 
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