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Grade 1 Reading Comprehensions
Pets Theme Unit

The Pet Shop

The Pet Shop
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grade 1
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   0.1

     challenging words:    cats, crabs, kids, leaned, necklace, pets, petted, picked, skinny, come, asleep, bird, cage, cannot, care, chain

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The Pet Shop
By Brenda B. Covert

1     The sun had come up. Birds sang in the trees. Hunter and Sally went down the street. Their mother was with them. She had said they could get a pet.
2     "I cannot wait to see the pets!" Sally said. She wanted a cat. Hunter wanted a frog or a snake.
3     Mom said, "We shall see."
4     They went into the pet shop.
5     Hunter said, "Look! This bird is on a swing! It is very pretty."
6     "Look at the mice asleep in the straw," Sally said. "There are so many of them!"
7     The kids saw kittens, puppies, and birds. They saw crabs, frogs, and fish. There were snakes and hamsters.
8     "That bunny made a hole to hide in," Sally said. It peeked out from the straw.
9     "Look at those two cats," said Hunter. Their cage was on the floor. The long, skinny, brown cats were asleep on each other.

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