He Said, She Said

Close Read Passage, 408 words, Humorous (fiction), Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 610L

Jackson trips over his shoelaces while walking home from school one afternoon. Another student sees him, and a story about Jackson's accident quickly begins to spread to all of their classmates. This humorous story shows how stories can change in their retellings.

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