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Battle of the Bulge: America Responds to a German Surprise

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
World War II and the Battle of the Bulge are the focus of a history resource. Exercises include analyzing images, writing letters in the mindset of a soldier, and even immersing oneself in a cold experience to better empathize with the...
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Lesson Plan: A Bird's Tale

For Teachers K - 5th
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...
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Write On!

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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....
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Coca-Cola Ad

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have your class members consider how their lifestyle choices may differ from those of their grandparents when they were younger. After brainstorming and discussing differences in lifestyle, pupils watch a Coca-Cola advertisement that...
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Should Video Games be Regulated?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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CTBS Mechanics Practice #1

For Students 6th - 7th
Use this CTBS mechanics instructional activity to reinforce the correct use of commas, punctuation, italics, letter writing, and capitalization. Middle schoolers are given information on each of these areas and then answer a total of...
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Creative Writing - Research and Letters

For Teachers 7th - 8th
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,...
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Prehistoric Pen Pals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read online information and identify relevant information about a particular dinosaur species, assume the personality of a specific dinosaur species, and write online "getting to know you" letters to other student-dinosaurs in...
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Write a Letter

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders read, revise, and then write a friendly letter. Start by reading a sample letter you've written to your class. Then have each writer reminisce on the first day of school. Point out how different letters offer different...
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To Whom It May Concern

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Encourage your pupils to become responsible citizens by teaching them how to take a stance on an issue, research it, and then write a formal letter expressing their concerns. Worksheets, graphic organizers, and charts are included. You...
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Valentine's Day: Love Letters

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Oh the joys of love! As a special Valentine's Day assignment, budding authors research the life of one of the most romantic poets, Keats. They read the letter, "To Fanny Brawne, 13 October 1819," then compose a love letter of their own....
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Letter Writing Chart

For Students 4th - 6th
This is a nicely-constructed letter writing worksheet in which learners use a chart to brainstorm the content for an apology letter to a friend. They fill in the chart and then write the apology letter. This brainstorming process would...
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Using a Computer to Write a Letter- Nouns- Vocabulary Skills

For Students 5th - 6th
This nicely-done computer based letter writing activity has learners fill in each blank with a noun from the word bank. There are 20 sentences. They complete instructions for writing a letter using the computer, and use words such as...
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Postcards Home - Describing Setting

For Teachers 2nd
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...
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I Hate to Complain but your Cheese Stinks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read and discuss the "fractured" fairy tale "The Stinky Cheese Man". They imagine that they are in the fairy tale and write a letter of complaint concerning the Cheese Man and how he stinks up the town.
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Send a Postcard

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Using Claude Monet's On the Bank of the Seine as inspiration, young artists create their own postcards. During the lesson plan, learners discuss the techniques used in Monet's painting, as well as the woman in the painting, and learn how...
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The Call of the Wild: What Makes a Book Great?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Close up your unit on The Call of the Wild by Jack London with an examination of what makes a book memorable and effective. During discussion, students apply general qualities of a great book to The Call of the Wild and touch on the...
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A Friendly Letter

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Conduct the letter activity described here at the beginning of the year. First, give a copy of a friendly letter to each of your pupils. This letter should be written by you and about you. Include errors for learners to fix. Class...
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Focus on Writing a Letter to Persuade: Making Writing Less Wordy

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Assist your class with concise writing. Using this worksheet, learners examine the use of pronouns to make writing less wordy. In order to do this, they complete a letter in which they persuade the teacher to get a class pet, book, or...
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Focus on Writing a Letter to Persuade: Use Pronouns in a Letter

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Looking for a basic letter writing worksheet? In this one, young writers utilize a variety of pronouns in a letter to persuade a family member to do something for them. This resource provides a short model letter, a sentence starter, and...
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Adjectives in Letter Writing

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Looking for ways for your young writers to practice using adjectives and composing letters? For this activity, learners use the adjectives in a word bank to fill in the 15 gaps in a business letter about Japanese cars. Scholars must...
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George Washingon: A Responsible Family Man?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young researchers travel back in time, using research to identify George Washington's skills as a national leader and family man. Pick and choose from these steps to get a solid outline for a lesson on primary sources and research....
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Flower Power

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
With a thorough procedure list about the process of planting flowers, as well as reflecting on the process, this writing instructional activity would be a good addition to your writing unit. Fifth graders gather, organize, and present...
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Teens Making a Difference

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Is your opinion significant? Help your class discover the influence their opinions hold and encourage them to make a positive change in their community. To start, they get in teams and brainstorm why their school should have more healthy...