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Grade 4 Reading Comprehensions

The Grove Station Torch

The Grove Station Torch
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grade 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.91

     challenging words:    kahn, temptation, authority, immediately, design, supplied, works, interesting, apparent, nourish, throng, vocal, certain, silence, court, portion
     content words:    Since Grove Station, Then Mr, Coach Summers, Grove Station Torch

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The Grove Station Torch
By Mary L. Bushong

1     Mr. Kahn stood up at the front of his fourth grade class and held up his hands for silence.
2     "It is apparent from the work you handed in last week that you all have a good grasp of how a newspaper works. I thought it would be fun to demonstrate this knowledge by producing a class newspaper."
3     The whole class erupted into a noisy throng.
4     Mr. Kahn raised his voice over the din. "Please resist the temptation to talk. I happen to have it on good authority that overly vocal people do not write well. A good reporter needs to listen. This project will take a good portion of the week, so be prepared to work."
5     It was not long before the class had been divided into many, small groups. Mr. Kahn went around to each group, giving them story assignments.

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