Another Letter To the Editor
In this writing worksheet, young scholars learn about the guidelines for writing a letter to the editor of a newspaper. Students read the information, then write a letter about an important issue and post it to their local newspaper.
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The House on Mango Street: Letters/Unsent Letters
Class members conclude their reading of The House on Mango Street with an assignment that asks them to compose letters to characters using their own voices or that of another character in Cisneros' story.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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Analyze the motivation, purpose, and value of letters to the editor by examining letters written in response to the violence at Columbine High School. For homework, middle and high schoolers write their own letters to the editor about an...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing a Letter to the Editor
Everyone loves sharing their opinion! Have your class read a fourth grader's persuasive letter to the editor, answer questions about the content and format of the letter, and write their own letter to the editor about a problem in their...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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Young scholars discover how to write a letter to the editor that would be good enough to be considered for publication. They include her or his opinion about the story, share a story of a similar experience to the author's or offer...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Collect numerous editorials and have your class establish criteria for this type of persuasive writing. After brainstorming ideas about school issues or current events, journalists select a topic of interest to use as the basis of their...
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