Writing a Letter to a Friend

First graders practice their letter writing skills by writing to a fictional character.  In this formal writing lesson plan, 1st graders read the books The Jolly Postman and Frog and Toad are Friends to examine the different parts of a letter.  Students write a letter to the Toad character from the story, and discover the slight differences between traditional letter writing and e-mail writing.

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Grade
1st
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Duration
2 hrs
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