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Postcards Home - Describing Setting
Writing with detail can be very fun and stretch your students as writers. This lesson focuses on introducing descriptive words into writing to create more visual and clear sentences. Each student will create a postcard with a given picture, they use the image to help them visualize the setting they are describing to a friend.
2nd English Language Arts
The Great Mail Race
Challenge your learners with this lesson on letter writing. First, they conduct Internet research to fill in a questionnaire about their hometown. Then, they write directions using the format from the Great Mail Race and mail their letter to a someone in one of the fifty states.
3rd English Language Arts
Dangerous Road: A Letter of Complaint
Engage your English learners with this resource. To begin, learners describe a map to a partner. After a vocabulary exercise and a jumbled letter activity, pupils are asked to write their own letter. The letter reading and writing activities encourage the use of phrases that express attitude and emotion.
7th - 11th English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
Formal Letter Writing
Students write formal letters to the circus. In this letter writing lesson, students watch a video and read articles about cruelty to circus animals. They compose a formal letter persuading the circus to not reintroduce elephants to their circus.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Writing Letters to the Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets
To celebrate National Poetry Month, young writers focus on the role letter writing has played in the development of poets. They begin by journaling three to five associations to a writing prompt that requires them to identify their personal writing voice.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Practicing Letters e and f
Which of these words begins with the letter e? Scholars become familiar with lowercase letters e and f by visually matching. After tracing each letter, they draw lines from the letter to images beginning with the same sound. Encourage them to say words aloud, reinforcing letter sound correspondence and object identification.
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Alpha Tales: The Pig's Picnic (Letter P)
Penny, Polly, and Peter are planning a picnic but end up pigging out instead in this fun printable book. Including dozens of p-words and amusing illustrations, this is a great resource for teaching emergent readers about the sound corresponding to this consonant.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Write for Change
Help save endangered miniature owls! Start the lesson by reading Hoot and helping your learners assemble ideas into an effective persuasive letter. Giving learners an actual cause to fight for will definitely improve their persuasive techniques and put passion in their words.
4th - 7th English Language Arts
I Wanna What?
Introduce persuasive writing by reading the book I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff. For this word choice lesson learners listen as the teacher reads the book aloud. The teacher stops to discuss persuasive vocabulary and the difference between begging and persuading.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Formal Letter to the King of Thebes
As your class's reading of Antigone comes to an end, present them with this letter writing assignment. They write a letter to the future king of Thebes after Creon's death. What advice can they give to this new leader? The format of a business letter is already outlined to make letter writing easy for your class!
10th - 11th English Language Arts
New Review Alphabet and Number Derby!
Young children roll and shout their way to victory in this simple number and letter recognition game. Using the included game board students roll a die, move the number of squares indicated, and call out the name of the number or letter they land on.
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the World with P.W. Cracker!
Where in the world would your young geographers like to go? Start this research project by having them create mind maps of all the places they would like to see and then read P.W. Cracker Sees the World. As you read, pause to create a chart of the places P.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Writing a Friendly Letter
There are 5 components of a friendly letter that are outlined in this organized PowerPoint. There is a brief description of each part, including: heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature as well as a brief example. Tip: Once you have reviewed this PowerPoint with your students, send them off to write a letter to a friend.
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
The Great Depression: Lesson 1
Students recognize how the causes of the Great Depression affected people and their jobs. In this Great Depression lesson, students understand that most of the time news only came from newspapers. Students write a letter as though they were in the Great Depression using correct form.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
How do I write a friendly letter?
Teach your class the basic format of a friendly letter. Pupils learn about the heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature. There is a brief quiz at the end to check for understanding. The links for this section work correctly and say whether a response is correct or incorrect.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts