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English Reading Practice – The Right to Your Own Things

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James is years old and he worships his big Janice. He wants to do she does. Janice her little brother, but mostly, Janice just likes to be in .

When James a new set of blocks, Janice wants to in charge of them. She takes them from him and starts to build a tower.

Of course, James not like this. He screams and Janice. He her tower over. Then Janice screams and hits him .

Their mother comes into the . "Stop!" she says in a high voice. "Enough!" She Janice up and puts her on the .

she explains, "Janice, these blocks to James. They are his. They not yours. If he wants to share them you, he can, but you do not have the to just go take what is his. you understand?"

Janice . Her mother continues. "What if I went to the neighbor's house and just took something I wanted? That would be . We do do that. People have the right to their things."

"Okay, Mom," Janice .

"Okee," James to say.