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Loose Lips

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your middle and high schoolers analyze instances of celebrities using racial slurs or making prejudiced comments in public. After reading an article, they consider the roots and effects of prejudice and bias. As a class, they...
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Fancy Letters

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Over five days, scholars show their proficiency in cursive while writing a formal letter. Each day starts with an introduction and guided practice in preparation for writing their formal letter. Going through the writing process,...
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How to Write a Cover Letter

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What are the key components of an effective cover letter? Using the resource, scholars read about the importance of sending an introductory letter to prospective employers. Next, they complete graphic organizers detailing what...
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Unit 5: Making Arrangements

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Are future entrepreneurs prepared to set up a meeting or schedule a conference call? Lesson five of a nine-part series of career education and skills activities focuses on proper punctuation and great grammar in the business world....
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What Letter Will You Write?

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
After reading "The Pied Piper of Hamelin," scholars discuss the emotions the events provoked in its characters. In pairs, writers compose a letter depending on the topic and style of their choice then reply to their own or a peer's...
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Effective Email Communication

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Despite its speed and convenience, an e-mail may not always be the best form of communication. As part of a series on specific writing assignments, a handout shares information on effective e-mail communication. In addition to outlining...
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The Lesson Formerly Known as "Wassssuuup"

For Teachers 4th Standards
Teach the importance of knowing when to use formal and informal language through a lesson equipped with grand discussion, an interactive presentation, printable reference pages, and learning activities.
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Business Writing Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils gain valuable career readiness skills as they learn to compose professional resumes and formal letters, as well as begin to develop a professional business vocabulary, in this nine-lesson unit.
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Notifying the School About a Bullying Incident—Using a Template Letter

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
A pre-made letter is ideal for parents to use if their child is being bullied. The template comes with a brief overview for implementation, as well as two separate 504 and IEP templates to address bullying instances. Use the document...
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Letters of Recommendation

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Letters of recommendation play a key role in the college admissions process. A handout on the topic, part of a series on specific writing assignments, helps applicants through the process of choosing recommenders and requesting a letter....
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Informal Letter Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
When do we use formal letter writing? When do we use informal letter writing? Compare formal letter writing with informal letter writing using a Venn diagram. Included in this resource are ways to guide middle schoolers through the...
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Truth to Power: Writing Letters for Change

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewCan letter writing really create social change? Pupils create and mail formal letters addressing a specific organization to promote social change they wish to see. Class members reflect on the process and responses they received in small...
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Carta de Pedro Menéndez de Avilés

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Spanish learners peek back into history by reading a copy of an original letter written in the sixteenth century by Pedro Menéndez de Avilés. To show their comprehension, they respond to a series of provided questions. For writing...
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Formal and Informal Letters - Change of Register

For Students 7th - 8th
In this formal and informal letters learning exercise, ESL students read a friendly letter. Then students substitute more formal expressions in the same letter, choosing phrases from the world bank.
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Checklist for Writing a Formal Letter

For Students 5th - 8th
Provide your pupils with a checklist for writing a formal letter. The nine items on the list identify and describe the requirements for formal letters. No examples are given.
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Writing an Informal Letter

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What is the difference between formal and informal letter writing? Who gets a formal letter? What about an informal letter? This reference page presents different introductions and phrases you might see in each type of letter, and then...
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Advanced Practical Writing - A Letter to your Landlord

For Students 6th - 8th
Looking for a letter writing worksheet? This worksheet provides a practical and realistic activity for your class. Learners write a brief letter to their landlord, who can be either real or imaginary, asking him or her to fix a problem...
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In the News

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write formal letters to a newspaper editor. In this lesson on newspapers, 3rd graders spend time reading informational news stories and sharing their opinion in a formal letter to the editor. This lesson integrates reading...
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Narrative Literature Response Letters

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write a formal letter to an author. In this expansive writing instructional activity, 3rd graders write a formal letter to an author suggesting an alternate ending for a story the author has written. This instructional...
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Writing Formal and Informal Letters

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write a thank-you note and a formal letter of request that included relevant information, such as a return address, date, inside address, proper salutation, body, closing, and signature. They write an imaginary letter to...
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Mechanics Help Using the Comma with Formal Letters

For Students 6th - 10th
In this worksheet, students analyze different parts of a letter and insert the appropriate punctuation including a comma, period, colon, question mark and semicolon.
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Success Criteria for Writing a Formal Letter

For Students 4th - 5th
In this letter writing worksheet, students write a letter using the checklist on the worksheet for writing a formal letter.