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Apple Picking Day

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Apple Picking Day
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 1 to 2
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   1.42

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    perfect, cider, ducks, faster, picking, uphill, windfall, zach, family, back, basket, beside, cloth, everyone, fill, finally
     content words:    North Carolina

Other Languages
     Spanish: Día de recolección de manzanas


Apple Picking Day
By Mary Lynn Bushong
  

1     It was a perfect day. The Adams family was going to the mountains in North Carolina. They were going to an orchard. There, they would pick apples.
 
2     Zach, Beth, and Mark loved apples. They could hardly wait to get there.
 
3     Finally, they were driving up the long, dusty road. It wound up the side of the mountain. Near the top was the orchard.
 
4     Many other people were at the orchard, too. There were many things to see.
 
5     First they had to get a little wagon. A basket of apples would be too heavy to carry.
 
6     Then they got two baskets. They were put in the wagon. Now they were ready to pick apples.
 
7     Zach was oldest. That meant he could pull the wagon first.
 
8     There were so many trees. Where should they start picking? Not all the apples were ripe yet. They wanted Rome apples. They were ripe.
 
9     Dad got directions. They walked down the mountain. Then they walked beside a big pond. There were ducks and geese there.
 
10     Mom pointed to some trees. They had many big, red apples.

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