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Letter Writing and Snail Mail Relay
Use proper letter format and grammar to participate in a mail relay. After completing a pre-test about their knowledge of proper letter format, middle and high schoolers write letters to pupils in other high schools, which are relayed around the country.
8th - 10th Language Arts 19 Views 225 Downloads
Letter Writing Basics
Students write a business letter with information regarding specific writing mechanics. In this writing lesson, students learn to write a business letter and they focus on one area of concern. Students follow a business letter template and use a word processor to edit and enhance their written communication.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 20 Views 102 Downloads
Volcanoes and Earthquakes: Letter Writing
Students prepare for natural disasters and write letters to students who have endured a natural disaster, to be included with a care package. For this natural disasters and letter writing lesson, students research types of natural disasters typical in their area and create a disaster plan.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Letter Writing: An English Language Arts Lesson For Writing/Proofreading
Ninth graders write a letter to someone who is deserving of thanks. Peer and self-editing takes place. After the writing process is completed and a copy is made for the portfolio, envelopes are distributed, addressed, sealed, and mailed.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
Formal Letter Writing
Students explore the appropriate language and format associated with a formal letter. They practice writing a formal letter concerning an environmental health issue. Students identify the strengths/weaknesses of a formal letter through peer evaluation.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 26 Downloads
Friendly Letter Writing
Third graders write a friendly letter. In this writing lesson plan, 3rd graders consider audience, purpose, labeling, salutation, body, closing, and ending. Some excellent examples of friendly letters are shared with the students in a whole-group setting.
3rd Language Arts 8 Views 43 Downloads
Dear Mrs. LaRue; Letter Writing
Students listen to the story about a naughty dog who writes to his owner in letter form. In this writing a letter lesson, students pretend to write to a character in the story and practice their literacy skills. Students then create a welcome home card.
4th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 21 Downloads
Making a Letter Better
In this letter writing worksheet, students read a draft of a letter and a revised draft. Students note the details that make the letter more interesting to read. Students are tasked to write a letter to a newspaper on an issue they have interest in.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
What's a Kid to Do?
Young scholars participate in an environmental action letter-writing campaign. They conduct Internet research on the Global Response website, discuss various successful Global Response campaigns, select a campaign they are interested in, and write a letter using specific points and facts listed on the Global Response website.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Formal Letter Writing
Students write formal letters to the circus. In this letter writing lesson, students watch a video and read articles about cruelty to circus animals. They compose a formal letter persuading the circus to not reintroduce elephants to their circus.
5th - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 61 Downloads
To Whom It May Concern
Sixth graders identify the forms of business and friendly letters as well as edit and write their own business letter. In this letter writing lesson, 6th graders review the forms and differing structures of friendly letters and business letters.
6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 26 Downloads
Check My Writing:Original Lesson Plan
Young scholars learn to check and evaluate their letter writing skills using a checklist created during interactive writing sessions. The lesson provides students with criteria for good letter writing and serves as an evaluation tool for teachers and young scholars.
K - 2nd Language Arts 18 Views 62 Downloads
The Persuasive Letter
Students examine the components of a persuasive business letter. For this persuasive business letter writing lesson, students participate in a lesson that shows the parts of a persuasive business letter on overhead transparencies. They learn the parts and edit a lesson on the overhead.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 83 Downloads
Letters of Advice and Encouragement
Students write a letter of advice and encouragement. In this letter writing lesson plan, students write a letter to Despereaux. Students give advice and offer encouragement. Students proofread each other's work. Students use symbols from the book to decorate their paper.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Letter of Thanks
First and second graders practice their writing skills. In this writing lesson, students write a letter of thanks about someone they love. They utilize the writing process to complete their writing, and use complete sentences, and correct punctuation.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 6 Views 65 Downloads
Father Knows Best, Write a Father's Day Letter
Students write a Father's Day letter. In this friendly letter writing lesson, students brainstorm a list of parent responsibilities, then write three specific ways their fathers care for them. Students share learning experiences they have had with their father after the teacher describes how she now understands rules set by her father.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads