Letter Writing Teacher Resources
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Lesson Plan: A Bird's Tale
Who wouldn't love to get a letter from a blue bird? Elementary art enthusiasts analyze the social and historical context of Ason Yellowhair's Navajo piece, Bird and Cornstalk Rug. They examine the construction and images on the rug reflecting on Navajo weaving and individual creativity.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 14 Downloads
Time Capsule Essay
Discuss your class' vision of the future. Learners create materials for use in a time capsule. They write letters to explain their contribution and provide photos. Afterwards, they use higher-level thinking skills to reflect on why they wrote what they did, and share their findings.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 18 Views 49 Downloads
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 47 Views 655 Downloads
First graders engage in this interesting instructional activity 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
Get What You Want
Make requests and improve interpersonal communication skills by writing a business letter. The class implements correct order and format required for a block or modified block letter. Then, they choose a topic of interest so that they can compose business letters that make requests.
6th Language Arts 10 Views 44 Downloads
Creative Writing - Research and Letters
Here's a fresh approach that combines research, business and personal letter writing, and creative story telling. Student groups research different decades in the life of a famous Japanese astronomer. They then craft a decade fact sheet, business and personal letters, and a character sketch.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Writing a Letter of Inquiry!
Connect expository writing to a real world skill when the class composes a letter of inquiry. They find the parts of a business letter and work as a class to correct missing parts. After the initial exercise they compose an origial letter of inquiry.
5th - 7th Language Arts 7 Views 98 Downloads
Parts of a Letter
Lips will be smacking and mouths will be drooling during this exciting lesson! After tasting different snacks and choosing their favorites, pupils will learn the parts of a letter. Next, they write a letter to the manufacturer, praising the company for the fabulous creation!
1st Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Letter to the Zookeeper
A wonderful lesson that combines writing, the study of animals, and the use of a word processor awaits your students. Kindergarteners visit five centers where they come up with questions about an animal. Then students use a letter prompt embedded in the lesson to define characteristics of their favorite animal.
K Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Writing a Letter of Complaint
Here is a very useful presentation on persuasive letter writing that's packed with great information. Learners discover when this type of letter is appropriate to write, then are shown a series of steps that would lead to a letter that would be most persuasive.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Writing a Letter to the Editor
Everyone loves sharing their opinion! Have your class read a fourth grader's persuasive letter to the editor, answer questions about the content and format of the letter, and write their own letter to the editor about a problem in their school.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 116 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Mail Race
Students create friendly letters and surveys to other schools. In 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 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
A Letter to Sarah, Plain, and Tall
Patricia MacLachlan's novel Sarah, Plain and Tall serves as an excellent tool for examining point of view. During reading, the class thinks about how characters feel. Just before the climax of the novel, they write friendly letters to Sarah from the point of view of Anna or Caleb.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 20 Views 249 Downloads