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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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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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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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Writing a Letter

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Here are three well-thought-out tasks intended to build good note taking and letter writing skills. The class reads three short letters, determines who wrote them (based on context) and takes notes as a pre-writing activity. They finish...
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Friendly Letters: Interactive Writing Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students practice writing friendly letters. In this friendly letters lesson, students take a field trip and then write a friendly thank you letter for the experience. Students follow the three given steps to complete the lesson.
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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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Dear Teacher, Dear Student Letter Writing Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Practice friendly letter writing with your outgoing students. They will compose a letter about themselves to be given to their teacher for the following year and a letter welcoming new students to their current classroom.  A friendly...
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For Students 1st - 2nd
First graders read a short friendly letter and circle all the commas. They read another letter and insert commas where they are needed. Each students shares their work with a peer to see if they agree on the comma placement.
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Friendly Letter

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Many youngsters do not know how to write a friendly letter! Show them this presentation to inform them. The PowerPoint splits a friendly letter into five elements: heading, salutation, body, closing, and signature. For each element,...
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How do I write a friendly letter?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Teach your class the basic format of a friendly letter. Pupils learn about the heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature. There is a brief quiz at the end to check for understanding. The links for this section work correctly and...
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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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Friendly Letter: Big Sky Country

For Students 3rd - 4th
Here is a instructional activity on editing. Learners read and find the errors in a friendly letter, then answer five multiple choice questions about the letter. An answer key is included.
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Writing a Letter to a Friend

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice their letter writing skills by writing to a fictional character.  In this formal writing lesson, 1st graders read the books The Jolly Postman and Frog and Toad are Friends to examine the different parts of a...
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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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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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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 instructional activity learners listen as the teacher reads the book aloud. The teacher stops to discuss persuasive vocabulary...
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The Letter V Song

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Enjoy a music video all about the letter V set to a tango tune that is sure to make enthusiastic scholars very, very happy with its captivating graphics. 
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How to Set Out an Informal Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
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...
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Dear Peter Rabbit

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write friendly letters. In this writing friendly letters lesson plan, 4th graders read the book Dear Peter Rabit by Amla Flor Ada. Students predict what will happen in the story. Students use their prediction to write the...
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Dear Fifth Grader

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars write a friendly letter to 5th graders welcoming incoming students. In this writing lesson, young scholars identify the five parts of a friendly letter, write a friendly letter to a current 5th grader, and perform a peer...
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Giving Can be Fun

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Write friendly letters to your classmates! Pupils randomly choose the name of a classmate to write a letter to. (Consider assigning each learner a classmate instead to ensure that each person receives a letter.) Before writing, discuss...
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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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Giving Thanks for Food and Farms

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Sarah Stewart’s The Gardener and Food from Farms by Nancy Dickmann display the importance of community farms. After reading these short picture books, class members draw connections between farms and the food we eat each day. As a...
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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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