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Each week, Kid Scoop publishes a Weekly Writing Corner topic for students to respond to. See our list of weekly topics.

But you don’t always have to write on one of our topics. If you love to write, you can write on the topic of your choice in the space below and send it in to us.

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Here are some of our best stories:

Why is the ocean salty? by Alivia, 5th grade

So this is why the ocean is salty. One day a captain of a ship was cooking a big bowl of pasta. when one of his crew members came running to tell his captain that someone wanted to tell him good news over the telephone, the captain was so excited that he didn’t realize that he knocked the giant salt container over and completely spilled it in his pasta. When the captain came back smiling he tasted his pasta … and spit it out all over the crew member that had come out with him. The captain dumped his pasta overboard. The salt crumbled off of the pasta and spread through the ocean but the fish ate the pasta. And that is why the ocean is salty.

Raining Money! by Dillon, 2nd grade

Once upon a time there was a boy named Jackson. He had no money and could not afford food. He had almost no money and he almost went bankrupt. His sales were terrible. Then, all of a sudden, money fell out of the sky. After he said raining money, money rained down on him. And he was such a happy person. He was so happy he could hardly even speak. He became such a nice person and he gave out the money from the sky.

Surfing IS fun! by Ava, 4th grade

One day Erin’s mom & dad took her & her brother to the beach. The minute they stepped onto the beach, Erin’s brother immediately picked up his surfboard, ran to the ocean, & made new friends, and started surfing with them. Then Erin’s mom said “Why don’t you go makes some friends and see if they want to surf with you? Look at those girls over there.” But then Erin said “I’m scared of the ocean.” But Erin & her mom kept on arguing. Erin finally went over, made them her friends, & they taught her how to surf. When her mom called her to go, she said “A little bit more? & also mom, thanks for telling me to do that because surfing IS fun!” So ever since then Erin always surfed. THE END!

The Loch Ness Monster by Aurora, 5th grade

One day a small girl named Emma went camping in the summer with her grandpa named Grandpa Joe. Grandpa Joe and Emma went down to the lake, Grandpa Joe started fishing off the dock and Emma jumped into the water. AND THEN IT HAPPENED. Emma saw a big green rock that was not a rock at all it was the Loch Ness Monster. Emma was so SCARED she jumped out of the water. “Grandpa! Look! The Loch Ness Monster!” YELLED Emma in fear. That’s when the Loch Ness Monster swam closer and closer until it was beside the dock … then the Loch Ness Monster waved hi to Emma. Emma smiled “you’re not mean at all” said Emma.

THE END

The Cat and the Bird by Ranya, 2nd grade

Once their lived a really cute but homeless cat. The cat loved to chase things. One day while the can was sitting in a box the cat saw a bird. The cat kept chasing that bird. The cat jumped up and then it started to fly. It started to grow wings and a beak and some feathers. After awhile the bird and the cat who became a bird started to be friends. THE END

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