Bring in the Beavers

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Authentic Literary Text, Lexile 950
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Closely read the authentic text 'Bring in the Beavers!' citing textual evidence to answer research-based comprehension questions aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

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Bring in the Beavers (ReadWorks)

What danger are the people of Leith worried about?  
What is the first idea for preventing the river from flooding that is shared at the Mayor’s meeting? 
What does the word dams mean?  
What are two reasons that Anna’s mother gives in support of beaver dams over a concrete dam? 
Think about the danger of flooding that the people of Leith faced. Would building a concrete dam have been a better or worse solution to that problem than bringing in beavers to build dams? Support your answer with evidence from the passage.  
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