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Starting Your Own Business

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Starting Your Own Business
Print Starting Your Own Business Reading Comprehension with Sixth Grade Work

Print Starting Your Own Business Reading Comprehension


Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 12
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.04

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    animal-shaped, sitter, deduct, marketplace, babysitter, best, teen, operate, tutor, recycler, entrepreneur, molds, successful, flier, based, discount
     content words:    Evan Macmillan, Chocolate Farm


Starting Your Own Business
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     Caption: Elise and Evan Macmillan, when they were teen owners of The Chocolate Farm.
 
2     So you want to earn some money? Starting your own business is something many kids do. They become entrepreneurs. An entrepreneur is a person who organizes and runs his or her own business. Make a list of things you like to do. What things do you do well? Of those things, what things will people pay you money to do? Great business ideas are based on things people need and want.
 
3     Kids often get jobs cutting grass and weeding and watering people's lawns. Many people these days are too busy with their jobs to do their own yard work. Many older people are physically unable to do their yard work as they used to.

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