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Statue of Liberty



Statue of Liberty
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   6.95

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    alliance, finding, gateway, great-great, sonnet, tyranny, weekday, early, rays, museum, immigration, spectacular, holds, tears, holding, lived
     content words:    New York City, Ellis Island, Stony Point, Rockland County, New York, York City, Palisades Parkway, George Washington Bridge, Battery Park, Circle Line Statue


Statue of Liberty
By Jennifer Kenny
  

1     Patrick woke up early this beautiful summer morning. Today was a very special day. He had waited for it to come for a long time.
 
2     Today Patrick's family was going to New York City. They would visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Patrick ate a quick breakfast with his family. Then he and his sister, his parents, and his grandfather got into the car.
 
3     Patrick's family lived in Stony Point. It was a small town outside New York City. His father commuted into the large city each weekday to work. Patrick didn't get the chance quite that often. Patrick's family drove down the Palisades Parkway and over the George Washington Bridge. They made their way to Battery Park in New York City. They parked their car in a parking garage and got in line for the ferry.
 
4     Patrick's family bought tickets for the Circle Line Statue of Liberty Ferry. They boarded the ferry at 9 a.m. The trip to Liberty Island where the famous statue stands took 15 minutes.

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