Flying Parker Mountain

Close Read Passage, 430 words, Personal Narrative (nonfiction), Problem and Solution, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 810L

Paragliding is an exciting sport that allows people to run off mountains and fly like birds. When one new pilot visits Parker Mountain in Washington on a strong summer day, he learns an important lesson about safety and trying to gain experience too quickly.

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