Writing With a Purpose

Third graders read "Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse" as a class. They brainstorm reasons for writing a letter to someone they know and discuss how the character in the story felt after writing the letter to her teacher. To end the lesson plan, they write a letter to someone they have been upset with after completing a graphic organizer.

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