Amy can draw. She draws a brown pole. She tops it with a lumpy, green ball. She adds red dots to it.
Dan sees it and grins. "I like apples," he tells her.
"I like them, too," says Amy.
Dan takes a red crayon. He draws a big red ball. Amy gives him a brown crayon. He draws a short line at the top.
"That looks good enough to eat!" Amy tells him.
Lots of boys and girls like to eat apples. They are sweet and crunchy. You can pick them off a tree to eat. You can press them to make juice or cider. Cut them up, and you can add them to a salad. Slice them, and they are good with dip. Have you ever had a candied apple? You eat it on a stick. It has a sweet shell.
If you cook the apples, you can make more food! You can make applesauce from cooked apples. Apple butter is a yummy spread for bread. You can put apples in cakes and pies. Some of us like baked apples. They are soft and very sweet.
Apples taste good. They help you grow. They are good for your teeth. Ask for an apple when you need a snack!Paragraphs 9 to 17:
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