a person or thing that grades.
a pupil of a specified grade at school: a fourth grader.
a machine for grading.

1840–50, Americanism; grade + -er1 Unabridged
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grader (ˈɡreɪdə)
1.  a person or thing that grades
2.  a machine, either self-powered or towed by a tractor, that levels earth, rubble, etc, as in road construction

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in excavation, precision finishing vehicle for final shaping of surfaces on which pavement will be placed. Between its front and rear wheels a grader carries a broad mechanically or hydraulically controlled blade that can be extended from either side. Either end of the blade can be raised or lowered. Graders may be used for shallow ditching, but most models are used to assist other earth-moving equipment and to smooth roads, fills, and cuts.

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Well if she is a third grader you have a shot, other wise.
Your article says nothing already not easily understood by a fifth grader.
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