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Volcanoes and Earthquakes: Letter Writing
Young scholars prepare for natural disasters and write letters to students who have endured a natural disaster, to be included with a care package. In this natural disasters and letter writing instructional activity, young scholars 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: Letters of Complaint
In this letter writing worksheet, students complete 7 letters of complaint. Students read the scenario and write a letter of concern or complaint. Note: There are references to agencies in the UK and the spelling of words in the directions is standard in the UK.
5th - 6th Language Arts 11 Views 30 Downloads
Children's Rights: Letter Writing
Students demonstrate persuasive letter writing. In this writing lesson, students study a quotation about children's rights and discuss their views on it. Students write a persuasive letter to the author of the quote stating their feelings.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 240 Downloads
Letter writing may be outdated but it's a great way to practice English conventions, grammar, and spelling. The class researches consumer scams, then writes a letter about them. They each choose a scam to write about paying close attention to grammatical conventions and spelling.
8th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 21 Downloads
Advanced Practical Writing - A Letter to your Landlord
Looking for a letter writing worksheet? This worksheet provides a practical and realistic activity for your class. Learners write a brief letter to their landlord, who can be either real or imaginary, asking him or her to fix a problem in their apartment.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 37 Downloads
Tyrone, the Horrible
Read a Hans Wilhelm story and complete creative writing activities. Start by reading Tyrone, the Horrible and discuss the behavior in the book. Then split your class into groups to create a "bully" situation and discuss possible resolutions.
K - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 54 Downloads
In My Opinion
Young writers craft letters to the government stating their opinion on different topics. They pick an environmental or ocean issue, research it, and craft their formal persuasive letter. Ensure your learners include supporting facts and details and provide them with a rubric before they begin writing.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 28 Views 207 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Letters to Poets
Add a strong poetry lesson to your literature unit. Middle and high schoolers investigate their writing voices with journaling and group discussion, then choose a famous poet to study. They write letters to their chosen poets, explaining why they connect with their poets' voices.
7th - 10th Language Arts 15 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Perspectives and Point of View: Task 2 and 3
An effective argument must be backed up with supporting details and facts. Sixth graders use The True Story of the Three Little Pigs to formulate a personal opinion of the wolf's portrayal of the events. They compose a persuasive letter in defense or defamation of the wolf, using supporting details and evidence from the text to substantiate their opinions.
6th Language Arts 60 Views 201 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Life in Letters
If you could read the personal diary of any famous person, living or dead, who would it be? Explore the life of an influential American through primary sources such as letters, books, and speeches. The class compiles a biography of this person focusing on the major issues that shaped his or her public life.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Help empower your class by learning about the editorial section of the newspaper. They will have the option to also write to a politician. The goal is to teach students how to speak-up and express their opinions on important issues. Learning resources and links are included.
4th - 12th Science 9 Views 79 Downloads
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
Should Video Games be Regulated?
Persuade your pupils to take a stance on a variety of issues. Warm up with an activity that has class members walk to a yes or no sign based on their opinion. They then fill out a graphic organizer with persuasive arguments. After they are done practicing, writers evaluate information about video games, compose persuasive letters, and send final drafts of their letters to government officials.
6th - 8th Language Arts 47 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 6 Views 97 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
Flat Stanley, a Literature Lesson Plan Transformed into a Multiculturalized and ESOL Strategy-Infused Lesson Plan
Third graders complete a variety of reading and writing activities related to the book "Flat Stanley." They create an illustration and write a short summary for each chapter, and write a letter and send a "Flat Stanley" to a friend or family member.
3rd Language Arts 5 Views 47 Downloads