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Letter of Introduction - Writing as a Diagnostic Tool
Student respond to a teacher questionnaire using personal letter format. They reveal their composition skills, organization, sentence structure and mechanics in the activity for the beginning of the year. They word process the friendly letters after using an online tool.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 9 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
The Personal Letter: The Outsiders
After completing S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders, eighth graders compose a personal letter to their teacher detailing what they liked about the novel and the activities assigned during the course of the unit. A clever way to get feedback, the approach could be used at the end of any unit.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Writing a Personal Letter Using the Short Story "Eleven"
Challenge your class to connect to the text of "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros with this activity, which prompts them to write a personal letter from the main character's point of view. The story, prompt, and letter template are all included in the lesson in .
7th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 79 Downloads
Oedipus the King: Personal Letter-writing Assignment
Students write letters from the perspective of a character from Oedipus the King. For this Oedipus the King lesson, students analyze and evaluate characters from the play and write two personal letters from a character in the play.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Up Close with the Author
Learners 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
Students recognize that writing letters has been important throughout history and continues to be important today. In this letter writing lesson, students discuss ways we communicate and write a letter. Students edit, revise and edit their letters
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
If You Can Convince Mom And Dad, You Can Convince Anyone!!!!
Students practice their persuasive writing skills to write a letter to their parents in order to convince them to do something that they do not approve of. They use either personal letter format or business format.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Horatio's Drive:Activity Two
Students experience the historic value of personal letters by examining those Horatio Jackson's sent to his wife, Bertha, as well as ones they compose, and then write letters from Bertha to Horatio that reflect her day-to-day life.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 4 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
Life of a Civil War Soldier
Eighth graders write about the physical hardships endured by soldiers of the Civil War. They compare the losses between two communities during the Civil War. They analyze personal letters to understand what a battle was like. They develop a list of ten conclusions of the life of a volunteer soldier.
8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 58 Downloads
Students brainstorm at least ten ways that people communicate (e-mail, instant messaging, Internet chat rooms, personal letters, business letters, faxes, telephone, text messaging, speaking, etc.). They experience the influence of personal documents on history and write, edit and revise personal letters.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
WRITING BUSINESS & PERSONAL LETTERS
Students write both a business letter and a personal letter to Jamie Bastedo at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center to request his presence at a drama presentation for a unit on Northern Studies: Europeans and Fur Traders, which they have studied
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Access (1st Year) Pen Pal Format
Help young writers make a good first impression on their pen pals with this personal letter template. Including sentence frames and word banks, this resource supports children as they learn to write personal descriptions using complete sentences.
1st - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable