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Flatbed trucks are helpful construction vehicles. They are used to carry items from place to place.

Sometimes people need to move things that are very big. These objects might be too big for other trucks, trains, or even airplanes. This flatbed truck is moving a house.

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Making Connections


Have you ever seen a flatbed truck? What cargo was it carrying?


Have you read a book about a different kind of truck? How is that truck similar to or different from a flatbed truck?


Flatbed trucks can carry cargo. What are other ways to move cargo from one place to another?

Teacher Resources

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