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Realistic (fiction), 210 words, Level I (Grade 1), Lexile 490L
Many things go wrong during Mike's day, both at home and at school. Every time something bad happens, someone helps him out. Mike discovers that it makes him feel good when others help him, so he learns to be helpful to others. Pictures support the text.
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