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Aunt Skeeter and the (bad)____________ itch
It was a (very)___________ hot day at Bluebell Farm. Aunt Skeeter had been
(working)________ in the garden since daybreak. She looked up at the
(hot)________ sun and wished she could go swimming in the (cool)________creek.
All at once, Aunt Skeeter had a (good)_________ idea. She decided that a swim was
just what she needed. So she (ran)________ down to the creek and
(jumped)________ in! A smile spread across her face as she floated on the water.
The (nice)________ swim didn’t last very long, however. All of a sudden, Aunt
Skeeter let out a (cry)________ that could be heard in the next country. She jumped
out of the water as though she’d been shot from a cannon. She wiggled and
squirmed, trying to (find)________ the source of her discomfort. Finally, after one
(big)________ shake, a (fat)________ catfish came flopping out of Aunt Skeeter’s
overalls. Seeing the catfish made Aunt Skeeter (laugh)_________ so hard that she
had the hiccups for two days!