Oral Reading Fluency 6: “Who Can Lead a Nation?”

Practice Text 6 “Who Can Lead a Nation?”
Word count: 73

Words from General Service List (GSL) #1-300
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Vocabulary Profiler:
98.63% high frequency (#1-1000)
1.37% high frequency (#1001-2000) “govern”
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Gunning Fox Index
5.240 on http://gunning-fog-index.com/
5.2 on https://readability-score.com/

TEACHERS: You can use the text for a dictation, a gapped text, or other form of classroom practice. For your convenience, here is the text you can copy and paste into a Word document.

Who can lead a nation? Who can govern a people? Would you want to be president if you could?

What is good for one isn’t always good for many. A leader should care about the young and the old. A leader must think about families and businesses. To run a country, you need to be a person of action. You must know the law and do what’s right for your people.

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