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Read through the words below and make sure you understand them. Then, read through the article. Make sure you think about the best place to put a word, not the first place. Careful as you go, as some words may fit in more than one place, while other words will only suit one.  

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On November 3, 1957, a peculiar four-legged cosmonaut was aboard the Russian Sputnik 2.

Laika, a dog from the streets of Moscow, the first animal to orbit Earth.

Laika’s mission helped prove that a live creature could the launch into space.

Sadly, the mixed-breed died from over-heating just hours the launch.

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