Personal Letter Teacher Resources
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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...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
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...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Letter to Amy Teaching Plan
Peter wants to send a special birthday party invitation to Amy, but a lot can happen between the front door and the mail box. Read the children's book A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats with your class to find out what happens, extending...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Unsent Letter: Characterization in Briar Rose
After completing Jane Yolen’s Briar Rose, class members assume the voice of Gemma and craft a personal letter to her granddaughter telling Becca how she feels about Becca’s actions and the discoveries at Chelmno. Complete directions for...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
3rd - 10th English Language Arts
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...
9th English Language Arts
How Two Alabamians Remembered Slavery Years Later
Designed to help readers recognize the point of view of the author of a primary source documents and analyze how that point of view influences the reliability of a text, young historians examine two personal letters, one written by...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Oedipus the King: Personal Letter-writing Assignment
Students write letters from the perspective of a character from Oedipus the King. In this Oedipus the King lesson plan, students analyze and evaluate characters from the play and write two personal letters from a character in the play.
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Thomas Day's Letter to His Daughter, Mary Ann
Why is a letter a better way to learn about a person than a different primary source? Explore Thomas Day's ideas and advice to his daughter in a letter from 1851, which details the struggles of the American South before the Civil War....
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
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,...
7th - 8th English Language Arts