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    This passage is meant for Year 2 students. Please edit it for me. Any suggestions to improve the passage are welcome. Thanks in advance.

    A spider is not an insect. An insect has six legs, but a spider has eight. A spider can walk on walls and ceilings. It has a tiny mouth. It can spin webs, which are used to trap insects, which they feed on

    Many people do not like spiders because they look ugly and scary, but spiders do not harm us. In fact, they help us by eating insects which are harmful to us.


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    It can spin webs, which are used to trap insects, which they feed on- This is a bit ungainly. How about 'spin webs which are used to trap the insects they feed on'?

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    Hi Tdol

    I agree. Thanks.

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