Write a Letter
Seventh graders draw conclusions about life in India. They investigate details about India's history and culture. Students read a life stories of women who live in rural India. Then write a letter to a fictional pen pal.
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Redistricting: Drawing the Lines
Difficult redistricting concepts are covered in a context that will make it understandable to your government scholars. They begin with a KWL on the term redistricting and then watch a video to answer some questions. They analyze...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Letter from Christopher Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel Announcing His Discovery (1493)
When Christopher Columbus landed, he found many things to comment on. Have your class read this letter that he wrote to Luis de Sant Angel in 1493. The text is split up into sections. Each section is paired with two to three...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil War Slang
Introduce a instructional activity on Civil War slang to your class of fresh fish. After looking at pictures from the Civil War and examining the list of slang terms, young historians write a letter to a family member as if they are a...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
War Poetry, Journals and Letters: Viet Nam
Examine letters written during war-time. In this cross curricular history and English lesson, middle and high school scholars read letters and poems written by soldiers in the Vietnam war. They will examine the perspective and emotions...
7th - 11th English Language Arts
Letter Writing: Social Action Project
Help your pupils sharpen their letter writing skills. They compose business letters that include greetings, headings, closings, and a professional tone for a philanthropic organization requesting information. Use this resource to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts