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Learners use a personal email account to send, receive, reply to, and forward email messages. They display email etiquette, streamline forwarded messages, and present themselves positively with carefully constructed electronic communications.
Is there a difference between a written letter and an email? Prepare little learners for a life of online communication with a lesson on what makes an email, email etiquette, and letter writing. First they determine the differences between letters and emails, then they identify the key components of each, and finally they draft and edit an email. If teaching Common Core, please be sure to check the stated standard alignment for accuracy. 
Young scholars use an email program to become familiar with how to write and send messages. Individually, they set up their free email account and follow the parameters set by the teacher. To end the instructional activity, they practice writing, sending and viewing messages.
Students integrate the study of the Revolutionary War through dance. They study many dances such as The Waltz, Charleston, Swing, Fox Trot, 50's and 60's dances all the way to the current Cha Cha Slide. They study the social aspect, formalities and etiquette of the dance.
Collaborate with another class (or school) and have your learners share ideas about their reading through the use of email. Perhaps you'll create a specific question or a few questions for writers to choose from. Not only will they practice their email writing, but they get to have a conversation about the literature, too!
Practice using the E-Pals email format. After participating in a quick write activity in which they write and discuss email, learners watch a PowerPoint presentation about proper email formatting and etiquette. Finally, they draft an email that contains a subject, greeting, opening, body, closing and signature and send their missive to a class member.
Sixth graders send a picture as an attachment in an email and define email vocabulary. In this email lesson plan, 6th graders learn how to properly send an email and the etiquette that goes along with it.
Explore word processing and email with your young learners. This plan can be used with many grade levels, just make small adjustments as necessary. Kids set up an email address and practice using spell check when drafting an email. Model this process for them, and it'll be easier to understand!
Second graders exchange information with e-mail pals in different parts of the country. They study the culture and climate in other states through their correspondence.
Students will engage in a mock audition. In this audition awareness lesson, students prepare a musical selection which they will perform at a mock audition. This lesson contains a several rubrics, sheet music, and spans 7 days culminating in the mock audition.
Students examine the use of electronic mail. In this electronic mail lesson, students determine how to use different e-mail programs and how they access information using this medium. They discuss how e-mail differs from regular mail and investigate its evolution.
In this telephone etiquette worksheet, students will focus on words or phrases used over the phone. Students will read 7 questions or phrases and choose the correct answer or response to each.
In this capital letter worksheet, students read a passage about the origin of using all caps and their meaning.  Students respond to 5 multiple choice questions about what they have read.
Fourth graders become familiar with the editing process. They arrange, on a staff, an original piece, edit a composition, and become familiar with basic rules of concert etiquette.
Third graders investigate the proper etiquette for sending e-mail. They determine how to use e-mail for effective communication using proper grammar and punctuation. They send and receive e-mail with at keypal.
Students research common misunderstandings caused by culture differences in American schools. In this school culture activity, students brainstorm misunderstandings that occur in school and write a report explaining the misunderstandings. Students email or interview teachers who immigrated to America from other countries about cultural taboos and social etiquette.
Students complete a web quest to research the American flag. In this American flag lesson plan, students research the American flag, its history, etiquette, and the Pledge of Allegiance. Students then write a booklet with the information.
Students use the internet to complete a scavenger hunt. They practice sending email to friends and discuss proper email etiquette. They work together to solve problems given to them.
Combat hate online by bringing it into the light. Begin by giving learners a quiz, then lead a discussion based on the issues the quiz brought up. As a class, develop strategies to confront online hate. Assign different venues to groups such as social networking sites, online games, online research, and blogs. The ideas produced will be put on a class webpage, blog, pamphlet, or poster. Create a positive environment, both in your classroom and in the world.
Social media and online networking dominates communication in today's society, and it would be a disservice to our classes not to take some time to explore this very relevant cultural phenomenon. This resource brings to light the type of communication that our adolescents are involved with on a daily basis, and gives them the opportunity to analyze the purpose and advantages/disadvantages of such programs as Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, etc.

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