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When I Grow Up: Career Lessons and Activities for Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The When I Grow Up series of career lessons and activities are designed to get high schoolers thinking about post-secondary pathways. Learners begin by working on defining their vision and identifying their dream job. They rate their...
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Friendly Letter Writing and Sentence Structure

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Explore communication through writing by analyzing individual sentences with young writers. They practice writing compound sentences and identifying sentence fragments. The next step has them learn the five parts of a friendly letter....
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Dear Pen Pal

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Keep your class in conversation with others across the country or across the sea by writing letters to pen pals. The activity calls for students to be pan pals with pupils in Africa; however, the listed steps could be used for any...
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Writing to an Author

For Students 5th - 8th
Provide your young readers with step-by-step directions for crafting a friendly letter to their favorite author. After drafting and revising their letter, class members illustrate a favorite scene in the book and mail their letters to...
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How To: Friendly Letter Writing

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the proper mechanics of a letter by writing to fictional characters. In this friendly letter lesson, 2nd graders read the book Stars in the Darkness, analyzing the story and characters with classmates. Students...
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Writing a Personal Letter Using the Short Story "Eleven"

For Teachers 7th - 8th
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...
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Dear Fifth Grader

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a friendly letter to 5th graders welcoming incoming students. In this writing lesson, students identify the five parts of a friendly letter, write a friendly letter to a current 5th grader, and perform a peer review and...
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Parrot in the Oven: Letter to a Character

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Readers of Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida place themselves in the story and craft a persuasive letter to a character in Victor Martinez's National Book Award-winning novel.
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Alien Pen Pals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners write a friendly letter to an Alien Pen Pal including details about the planet Earth.
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The 3 Little Pigs

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create new endings to The Three Little Pigs. They read and discuss The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and compare it to the original version. After comparing the two versions, they write a friendly letter to the wolf...
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Writing Informal and Formal Letters

For Students 4th - 6th
An informal/formal letters worksheet asks pupils to label the 15 greetings, salutations, and wording of passages from sample letters as being examples of either informal or formal writing. 
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Letter Writing Basics

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners write a business letter with information regarding specific writing mechanics. In this writing lesson, students learn to write a business letter and they focus on one area of concern. Learners follow a business letter template...
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Dear Pen Pal

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Explore cultures from around the world with an engaging pen pal resource. Through a series of classroom activities and written correspondence, children learn about the favoritec pastimes, schooling, geography, and weather that is...
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Unit 7: Organising Your Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Get energized by being organized! Budding business scholars construct professional letters in the seventh of nine career education and skills lessons. The resource covers proper greetings, writing requests, and explaining reasons for...
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The Mail Race

For Teachers K - 8th
Students create friendly letters and surveys to other schools. In this letter writing lesson, students format friendly letters to other school and request a reply. Students chart the replies on a map and share information from the...
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Night: Unsent Letters Writing Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As part of their study of Elie Wiesel's Night, individuals assume the voice of an Auschwitz survivor and craft a letter to a former SS officer who worked at the camp and claims he is not guilty of any crime. 
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Photo Pen Pals

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Pupils learn to write a descriptive friendly letter to a pen pal.
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Folktale Unit: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students examine and discuss different perspectives of the Story of the Three Little Pigs. They write a friendly letter, from the wolf to any other character, using the proper letter format.
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Sampling for a Rock Concert

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Over the course of three class periods, middle schoolers design an experiment to provide learner input to administration about which rock band to invite to play at school. They practice several random sampling exercises, all well...
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Plankton Parade

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Plankton isn't just a tiny cartoon character, it's also a very important food source for animals around the world. Budding scientists discuss the types and functions of plankton, including where they are found, how they are caught, and...
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Preparing a Personal Letter

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Pupils examine the parts of a personal letter. In this language arts instructional activity, students view examples of personal letters and write a personal letter.
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Chunk it!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Chunking information helps you remember that information longer. A hands-on activity tests this theory by having learners collect and analyze their own data. Following their conclusions, they conduct randomization simulations to test...
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A Friend Is...

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars investigate characteristics of friendship through literature and interviews then share their ideas through posters. They role play scenarios related to friends and problems they might have. This lesson reflects cross...
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Appeal for the Meal

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars investigate advertising. In this advertising lesson, students read the book Good Lemonade by Frank Asch and identify the advertising practices from the story. Young scholars create ads for snacks using advertising techniques.

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