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Holiday Greeting Card Collection

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Happy holidays from ABCmouse! No matter which holidays you’re celebrating, we’ve got you covered. Use our greeting cards in a fun activity station at this year’s holiday party! Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access...
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A Letter to Sarah, Plain, and Tall

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Patricia MacLachlan's novel Sarah, Plain and Tall serves as an excellent tool for examining point of view. During reading, the class thinks about how characters feel. Just before the climax of the novel, they write friendly letters to...
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Mother's Day Coloring and Writing Pages

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Coloring pages and a fill-in-the-blank letter make up five printable sheets designed to celebrate Mom. Coloring pages feature pictures of flowers, hearts, and sweet treats. Scholars fill in the blanks using a word bank to compose a...
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What Letter Will You Write?

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
After reading "The Pied Piper of Hamelin," scholars discuss the emotions the events provoked in its characters. In pairs, writers compose a letter depending on the topic and style of their choice then reply to their own or a peer's...
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Letters Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When you're writing historical fiction, the past really can become the present — especially if you're writing in the present continuous tense! Cover World War I, verb tenses, censorship, and letter writing with one informative lesson and...
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Friendship Tweet

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A tweet can only be 140 characters long, including spaces. Challenge class members to write a positive note to one or more of their peers in 140 characters or less. It is a great activity to give on Valentine's Day to upper elementary...
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Civil War Slang

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Introduce a lesson on Civil War slang to your class of fresh fish. After looking at pictures from the Civil War and examining the list of slang terms, young historians write a letter to a family member as if they are a Union soldier or a...
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Special Friends: Challenge Activities (Theme 9)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Special Friends is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities for those who have already mastered the skills in the Houghton Mifflin unit Special Friends. Extended learning opportunities include writing an activity book, a...
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Nangiro’s Story

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Nangiro’s Story delivers an important message about climate change. Following a grand discussion of the reading, it's up to your scholars to take what they've learned and come up with changes they could make to create a positive change...
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The Tortoise and the Hare

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Write a friendly letter to Hare giving him advice on how to win his next race so he doesn't make the same mistake as he did in Aesop's fable, The Tortoise and the Hare.
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Writing a Persuasive Letter

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Have you ever tried to convince someone to do something? Learn how to write an effective and well-organized persuasive letter with a lesson focused on the complete writing process.
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To Next Year's Student

For Students K - 6th Standards
Coming into a new classroom can be daunting. Ease the transition with this friendly letter template to your future learners. At the end of the year, current participants respond to five prompts in an outline format; all to give an inside...
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5th Grade Historical Fiction: Solder's Letter

For Students 5th Standards
A picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes a single word can go a long way as well. Practice making inferences about character traits with a letter written from the perspective of a soldier in the American Revolution.
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24 Nonfiction Passages for Test Practice

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Practice makes proficient. Get your scholars practicing their reading comprehension skills using this packet of 24 nonfiction paired reading passages, each followed by a set of questions to test their unerstanding. 
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Who’s Got Mail?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Today's kids are probably not familiar with the conventions of letter writing, due to the boom of technology. Here is a instructional activity that will provide opportunities for formal and informal letter writing. 
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Friendly Letter Practice Prompts

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Don't get stuck trying to figuring out a topic and recipient for your informal letter writing with these six writing prompts that aid in selecting who and what to write about in a friendly letter. 
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Friendly Letter Mini-Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
This mini-lesson about informal letter writing is packed with a lot of information about writing a friendly letter. Class members begin by working in pairs to answer questions after reviewing letter models. Then, take part in a grand...
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Editing Informal Letters

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Editing a letter isn't quite the same thing as fixing an autocorrected word on your phone, but it's an important skill that can help kids with their language arts skills. Young readers take a look at a short letter before identifying the...
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Parts of a Friendly Letter

For Students 2nd Standards
There are a lot of rules about formatting a friendly letter, but where do the commas go! Reinforce the grammar structure when writing a letter with a learning exercise that prompts kids to choose the correct form of different parts of a...
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Writing a Friendly Letter

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Just because kids today are well-versed in texting and emails doesn't mean they shouldn't learn how to write a friendly letter! Reinforce their letter-writing skills with a lesson focused on the elements of a friendly letter, as well as...
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Clifford Stationery

For Teachers K - 2nd
Everyone's favorite big red dog decorates this piece of writing paper. Youngsters can write a short letter and send it to a friend.
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To Canada with Love

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Focus on line and color with a postcard project. Learners view various works of art and discuss line and color before moving on to creating their own work. Using nature as inspiration, pupils decorate postcards and mail them after...
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Get into Shape

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Shapes are so fun! Little ones explore, identify, and create shapes using tangrams or pattern blocks. The activity is intended to stimulate critical thinking while engaging learners through play and shape identification. Each child will...
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I Wanna What?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Introduce persuasive writing by reading the book I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff. In this word choice activity learners listen as the teacher reads the book aloud. The teacher stops to discuss persuasive vocabulary and the...