Students develop a career survey designed to obtain data about work skills, occupations, and course work. They write a business letter designed to entice a response.
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Effective Communication: Listening, Speaking, Writing, Interpreting
Help young learners become active listeners and strong public speakers with a set of activities that range from paraphrasing, to discussions, and self-reflection. Additionally, the lessons address social media skills and non-verbal...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Putting Writing Skills to Work: Writing Business Letters of Request
Students practice the format and elements of business letters by writing a request letter. In this business letter lesson, 11th graders review conventions of letter writing and brainstorm about their potential audience. Students research...
11th Social Studies & History
Formal Letter to the King of Thebes
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...
10th - 11th English Language Arts
Writing a Business Letter to Compare and Contrast
Students compose business letters. In this writing skills lesson, students use the business letter format as they note cause and effect relationships between the weight epidemic in the United States and changing menus in American...
9th - 12th English Language Arts