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Giving Thanks for Food and Farms
Sarah Stewart’s The Gardener and Food from Farms by Nancy Dickmann display the importance of community farms. After reading these short picture books, class members draw connections between farms and the food we eat each day.
K - 2nd Language Arts 4 Views 65 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Are you working on a letter writing unit? Use this activity on addressing letters to help your second graders' letters get to the right place! Each section helps students write out the address, return address, and message of a postcard. For extra practice, have them send their postcards home to their parents!
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 13 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using a Computer to Write a Letter- Nouns- Vocabulary Skills
This nicely-done computer based letter writing activity has learners fill in each blank with a noun from the word bank. There are 20 sentences. They complete instructions for writing a letter using the computer, and use words such as operating system, document, spell checker, envelope, and monitor.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills 10 Views 64 Downloads
Exploring Parent-Child Relationships Through Letter Writing
The PBS film, Bronx Princess, launches a study of complex parent-child relationships. Using the provided reading guide, viewers respond to clips from the film and compare Rocky and Yaa’s relationship to other parent-child relationships.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Flat Stanley's Travels
Students explore exchanging information through letter writing. In this cross curriculum geography and literacy lesson, students listen to the book Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown. Students form co-operative groups and write letters to friends and relatives around the country asking them to "show Stanley" important landmarks and unique traits of their town.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 30 Views 73 Downloads
Recording Descriptive Writing for Dear Mrs. LaRue
Looking for an innovative way to teach descriptive letter writing? Then, this lesson is for you! Fourth graders who have read the book Dear Mrs. LaRue, respond to the literature by composing a letter from the perspective of Mrs. LaRue's dog, Ike.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Valentine's Day: Love Letters
Oh the joys of love! As a special Valentine's Day assignment, budding authors research the life of one of the most romantic poets, Keats. They read the letter, "To Fanny Brawne, 13 October 1819," then compose a love letter of their own. What a great way to incorporate creative writing, literature, Internet research and Valentine's Day.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 34 Downloads
Narrative Literature Response Letters: Original Lesson Plan
Readers write a formal letter to an author offering an alternative ending to a story the author has written. First, the class reads a story or novel. Upon finishing the reading, they are introduced to the format of a formal letter. They then write a letter to the author suggesting an alternative ending.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 5 Views 58 Downloads
Unsent Letter: Characterization in Briar Rose
After completing Jane Yolen’s Briar Rose, class members assume the voice of Gemma and craft a personal letter to her granddaughter telling Becca how she feels about Becca’s actions and the discoveries at Chelmno. Complete directions for the letter writing activity are included, as is a sample letter.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Letter Writing Chart
This is a nicely-constructed letter writing worksheet in which learners use a chart to brainstorm the content for an apology letter to a friend. They fill in the chart and then write the apology letter. This brainstorming process would be great for visual learners!
4th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 91 Downloads
Socratic Seminar on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From Birmingham Jail
Key in the struggle to gain the rights of democratic citizenship was the April 1963 arrest of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil disobedience. To deepen their knowledge and understanding of events during the civil rights movement, class members examine several primary source documents, including King’s letter written while he was incarcerated in the Birmingham jail.
7th - 12th Language Arts 49 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Arthur's Perfect Pet
Choosing the perfect pet is a difficult decision to make. After a class read-aloud of the book Arthur's Pet Business by Marc Brown, children participate in correspondence with Arthur, writing letters back and forth as they help him choose the best pet for his family.
K - 2nd Math 87 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Unusual Friendly Letters: Persuasion and Point of View
Elementary schoolers complete word clusters after listening to the book Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague. They listen as the teacher stops to point out the unusual point of view and various persuasive techniques used by the author.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 43 Views 461 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Letter Writing - Formal
Although rarely used these days, letter writing is still a form of writing reviewed in schools. After examining written letters, middle schoolers discuss characteristics of a formal letter and its parts. They choose a famous person to write to and prepare a letter in a formal style.
5th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 45 Downloads
Letter Writng and Snalil Mail Relay
Eighth graders observe and demonstrate how to write letters using the modified block format. They examine and discuss the components of a modified block-letter, and write and send a letter to a former teacher using proper form and punctuation.
8th Language Arts 11 Views 27 Downloads