The story was written by Maryam in her own words and spelling. Since I found it a bit challenging to ‘decipher’ some of the words, she gladly read it out loud for me. Here it is (in the politically correct spelling):
A Story about Red
Red is sleeping. Suddenly there was a big rat and the big rat was sad and the rat was bad too and the mom see the big rat and the rat was sad. Finish.
Well, see you real soon. Bye, from Maryam.
* notice she wrote “good job” at the bottom in cursive. She commented her own work!
p.s: I did not have the heart to ask if Red and Rat refer to the same character. I was too happy she used a big word “Suddenly” and the three-sentence story rhymes too!