My School Floats

Close Read Passage, 199 words, Realistic (fiction), Level P (Grade 2), Lexile 550L

Tripty lives in Bangladesh, where large parts of the country often flood. This used to make it hard to reach school, but now school reaches her, because the school building is a boat! Complete with solar panels, blackboard, and teacher, floating schools have allowed many Bangladeshi children to receive education without months of interruption.

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