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Practicing Letters C and D
The lowercase letter c and d are highlighted in this two-part learning exercise. Kids complete the top half by tracing then printing the letter c and locating images that begin with the /c/ sound. Part two requires them to trace then write the letter d and locate images that begin with the /d/ sound.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 11 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Practicing Letters S and T
Let your class learn about the sounds made by the letters s and t. They work to recognize each lowercase letter and match the letter to images that begin with the /t/ or /s/ sounds. They also trace each letter several times.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 8 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Designed
As your youngsters begin learning to read, use visual worksheets like this to help them tie objects to words. Scholars examine six images labeled with a word. Each word is missing a first letter, and they must use one of the letters at the bottom of the page to complete them.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 18 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What's the First Letter? (Q to Z)
Letters q-z are the topic of the activity. Learners circle the picture in each row that does not make the initial letter sound indicated. They then fill in the letter that is missing from the beginning or ending of four words.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 4 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Practicing Letters W and X
Match initial phonemes to practice recognizing the sounds made by the letters w and x. Early readers circle all of the objects that begin with either an x or a w, then trace each letter several times. Try a fun variation by having learners color the objects that match with the initial letter sound.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Letter of Complaint
Learners analyze this letter of complaint to the city council by answering nine short-answer questions. They examine author's purpose, word choice, claims, rhetorical questions, and general observations. There is a focus on constructive commentary.
4th - 5th Language Arts 23 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What's the First Letter? (A to H)
Here are eight words, and each of them is missing a letter. Not just any letter but the first letter. Oh my! Put your phonics masters to work and have them determine which of the eight letters (a-h) completes each word.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 9 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Letter Writing: Social Action Project
Help your pupils sharpen their letter writing skills. They compose business letters that include greetings, headings, closings, and a professional tone for a philanthropic organization requesting information. Use this resource to reinforce the importance of formal writing versus informal writing.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 12 Downloads
Writing to a Historical Poet
Poetry is a very personal and introspective art form. Give your class the opportunity to understand how a poet's voice can speak to them on a personal level, and that every reader can respond to an author differently. After a poetic warm-up activity, the kids start writing words and thoughts that describe their feelings, then they choose one poet from a specific list that they feel speaks to them.
6th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Designed
To Whom It May Concern
Encourage your pupils to become responsible citizens by teaching them how to take a stance on an issue, research it, and then write a formal letter expressing their concerns. Worksheets, graphic organizers, and charts are included. You can use these materials with the provided informational texts, or apply the materials to any relevant issue you would like your class to investigate.
6th - 12th Language Arts 46 Views 654 Downloads
Abraham Lincoln and Grace Bedell-Letter writing
After listening to the book, Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers, second graders read the famous letter sent by a young girl to President Lincoln encouraging him to grow a beard, as well as Lincoln's response back to her. The letters are accessed on the Library of Congress website.
2nd Social Studies & History 12 Views 22 Downloads
First graders engage in this interesting lesson on letter writing and writing skills. In it, youngsters listen to the Jan Brett story, The Mitten, as a warm-up. They think of other animals of the world they could ask Jan Brett to include in her stories, and write her a letter asking her to do so.
1st Language Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
Texas 12 Days of Christmas
Elementary schoolers explore writing complete thoughts about a personal memory. First, read Texas 12 Days of Christmas. Then learners brainstorm ideas on why people write letters and use descriptive words to create a picture in the reader's mind while they draft a letter.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Argument of Policy
After investigating different policies within the school district, young reformers select a policy they would like to change. They then investigate the policy, and craft a letter in which they advocate a change to the policy. For guided practice, groups examine a published cellphone/electronic device policy, craft arguments based on the policy, and outline a letter.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Mail Race
Students create friendly letters and surveys to other schools. For this letter writing lesson, students format friendly letters to other school and request a reply. Students chart the replies on a map and share information from the questionnaire.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 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 21 Views 102 Downloads