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Using a Computer to Write a Letter- Nouns- Vocabulary Skills
This nicely-done computer based letter writing worksheet 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 8 Views 62 Downloads
The Mail Race
Students create friendly letters and surveys to other schools. In this letter writing instructional activity, 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
How to Set Out an Informal Letter
Walk your class through each step in writing an informal letter. This fabulous PowerPoint provides a great example for all parts of an informal, or personal, letter. After reviewing this presentation, your class will be ready to write their own letters!
3rd - 10th Language Arts 14 Views 85 Downloads
Effective Letter Writing
Students explore letter writing. In this persuasive writing instructional activity, students write a letter to a local organization based on a topic of their choice. Students employ the correct letter writing procedure as outlined in the checklist provided.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Letter Writing Accuracy, Name Tags
Students build writing accuracy by making classroom name tags. In this writing accuracy lesson plan, students review the usage of writing uppercase letters Students also practice the usage of lowercase letters. Students recall the usage of name tags in their classroom.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Students read and review business letters and informal letters and evaluate the different components necessary for each type of letter. They write a business and an informal letter then convert a business to an informal letter and vice versa.
9th - 11th Language Arts 14 Views 31 Downloads
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
Students investigate different types of animals in a unique way. They use a variety of resources to find information. Students read a story about an iguana and then write their own letters using a character of an animal found in the research.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
YOKO'S PAPER CRANES: Literature-Based Activities of Research, Letter Writing and OrigamiBACK TO SEARCH RESULTS
Students write a friendly letter. They read the book YOKO's Paper Cranes by Rosemary Wells. Students work in small groups to make paper cranes. They display the letters and paper cranes, after a week of display they are mailed to friends or family members who live far away.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 9 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
Personalized Pen Pals
Sixth graders write e-mail messages to pen pals using a template file. In this pen pal lesson, 6th graders culminate a unit on writing friendly letters by designing a template using graphic art and a word processing program. They incorporate pictures by using digital cameras.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 249 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 25 Views 72 Downloads
Up Close with the Author
Students research the life of an author then write the author a personal letter. In this letter writing lesson, students use the Internet to find information about Carl Hiaasen, discuss the findings, and write a personal letter to him to find out information not discovered in the research.
4th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 28 Downloads
The Big Bad Wolf and the Friendly Letter
A terrific presentation on the teaching of friendly letter writing. Learners engage in a PowerPoint that is part story, part writing exercise. There are lots of great tips on how to construct a letter, and young writers are encouraged to write a letter to one of the characters in the story.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 5 Views 53 Downloads
Up Close With The Author
Students listen to the teacher read a book entitled, Hoot by Carl Hiaasen. In groups, students create KWL charts concerning the book, the author, and the author's writing style. In groups, students research topics about the book and its author.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads