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Once I Ate a Pie

written by Patricia MacLachlan and Emily MacLachlan Charest, illustrated by Katy Schneider

Echoes for the Eye Poems to Celebrate Patterns in Nature cover

Echoes for the Eye

by Barbara Juster Esbensen, illustrated by Helen K. Davie

Winter An Alphabet Acrostic cover

Winter An Alphabet Acrostic

written by Steven Schnur, illustrated by Leslie Evans

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An Egg Is Quiet

written by Dianna Aston, illustrated by Sylvia Long

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by Alice Schertle, illustrated by Ted Rand

These activities focus on developing written communication skills from writing basic sentences to composing fictional stories research papers.  Writing letters, short narratives, and responses to different writing prompts are included.