"Wir lesen 1 wenig" is correct answer from Duolingo. Duolingo, please clean up errors like this!
Blame Pearson and Duo's new partnership with them. Their courses are infecting the Duo ones with trash.
Duo didn't accept the past tense here, even though the English is ambiguous.
(Translation exercise rejected "Wir lasen ein bisschen" and "Wir haben ein bisschen gelesen")
MY answer was accepted!!!