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My very favorite colour is purple.
There are not a lot of things that are purple.
Some grapes are purple.
Sometimes the sky looks purple.
My second favorite colour is blue. […]
I have been thinking about what I`d like to be when I grow up.
There are so many choices.
I could be a principal like my father.
I could be a teacher. […]
One of my favorite places is the library.
I go there to get books for school, and I go there to get books for pleasure.
I often read mysteries for fun.
In the summer, I read lots of mysteries. […]
I live in Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls is a famous place.
A lot of tourists visit here every year.
Most of the tourists come to see the waterfalls.
The waterfalls are very beautiful and powerful. […]
In my town there is a paperboy who just got an award for his actions.
This boy delivered the local newspaper every morning.
One of the people to whom he delivered the paper was an elderly man. […]
Some things are opposites of each other.
The opposite of black is white.
The opposite of happy is sad. […]
Sometimes, my teacher gives us homework.
I don`t mind doing my homework except when the weather is really nice, and all my friends are outside.
On those nights, I`d rather be outside with them, so I try to get my homework done quickly.
Tonight, I have some English homework. […]
Sometimes my friends and I play a game.
It`s something we made up, so it doesn`t have a name.
We like to take words that rhyme.
We put them together line by line. […]
Last Friday my dad came home from work and said that he had a surprise for us.
We tried to guess what the surprise might be.
My brother guessed that we were going out for dinner.
My dad said “no.” […]