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My sister is a schoolteacher. I think the work all teachers do is commendable and I am especially proud of my little sister who now has a master's degree and is shaping the future.

A recent assignment required her second-graders to write a letter to the North Pole. They were instructed to pay Santa a compliment before they asked for any gifts. Also, to list necessities before appealing for the most-wanted toys.

Read on as Madilyn asks for a kitten and Logan needs socks because he got "bigr." Ashlyn lays on the compliments about the "adorable" elves and loves the reindeer names and Luke wants an elf to come to his house.

You may have to sound out a few words but you are going to love these elementary school students' letters to Santa Claus.