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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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Rediscovering the Lost Art of Letter Writing

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Writers engage with both past and present experiences to compose a letter during Write to a Friend Month.
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Learning Lessons from Letters

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Writing personal correspondence offers children a chance to learn many skills beyond simple format.
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The Big Bad Wolf and the Friendly Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A terrific presentation on the teaching of friendly letter writing. Learners engage in a PowerPoint that is part story, part writing exercise. There are lots of great tips on how to construct a letter, and young writers are encouraged to...
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Time Capsule Essay

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Discuss your class' vision of the future. Learners create materials for use in a time capsule. They write letters to explain their contribution and provide photos.  Afterwards, they use higher-level thinking skills to reflect on why they...
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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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Recording Descriptive Writing for Dear Mrs. LaRue

For Teachers 4th
Looking for an innovative way to teach descriptive letter writing? Then, this instructional activity is for you! Fourth graders who have read the book Dear Mrs. LaRue, respond to the literature by composing a letter from the perspective...
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Writing a Friendly Letter

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
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...
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Postcard Template

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Practice writing short letters with postcards. The resource includes two pages to make four postcards. The first page has space for drawing, and the second includes a place to write, address lines, and stamp spaces.
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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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Letter to Amy Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study the author Ezra Lack Keats and enjoy getting a letter ready to mail. In this early childhood language arts lesson plan, students use a variety of forms or genres when writing for different audiences.
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Formal Letter to the King of Thebes

For Students 10th - 11th
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...
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CTBS Mechanics Practice #1

For Students 6th - 7th
Use this CTBS mechanics worksheet 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 thirty multiple...
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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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Author, Author

For Teachers 1st
First graders engage in this interesting lesson on letter writing and writing skills. In it, youngsters listen to the Jan Brett story, The Mitten, as a warm-up. They think of other animals of the world they could ask Jan Brett to include...
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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...
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Book Club Order

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students complete a simulated book order form for their class. In this book club lesson, students budget and plan an order form for their fellow students, discussing why they chose specific books.
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Texas 12 Days of Christmas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers explore writing complete thoughts about a personal memory. First, read Texas 12 Days of Christmas. Then learners brainstorm ideas on why people write letters and use descriptive words to create a picture in the...
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Creative Convincing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young writers will love examining  Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type for examples of good persuasive writing. Generally, when we write persuasive pieces, there are common words we use. Encourage your writers to identify these words and...
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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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Let Me Tell You About My State

For Teachers 5th - 7th
State reports can be a lot of fun, especially when the learners get to choose the state they study. This research and writing-focused social studies lesson engages learners in collecting information, essay structure, research, and...