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512 resources with the concept letter writing

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Make Your Own Dino Stationary

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scholars follow five steps to create dinosaur-themed stationery using basic computer skills.
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Breaking Through Gender Roles: The Women of NASA

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Whether recognized or not, extraordinary women were integral to breaking gender barriers and putting Americans into space. For Women's History Month, explore a series of video clips and biographical information that profile these...
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Voyage on the Mayflower for Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Following an online activity, scholars complete a Grafitti Wall in which small groups write words and phrases on chart paper pertaining to Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and Thanksgiving. Pupils perform a close reading then answer a series of...
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Writing Letters of Gratitude

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A instructional activity begins with a discussion on gratitude—what does it mean, and for who are learners thankful? Scholars share their thoughts and feelings then choose a community worker to which they wish to share their gratitude....
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Persuasive Letters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Sharpen persuasive writing skills while trying to solve a community problem. Learners choose a burning topic and then write letters to persuade others to come around to their views. The provided procedures walk through how to guide the...
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Truth to Power: Writing Letters for Change

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Can 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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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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Document This

For Students 6th - 12th
Being a historian requires serious sleuthing. They examine primary source documents and look for evidence, for clues that reveal who wrote the document, when, and why. After watching two historians model the process, young history...
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Extranjeros and Expansion

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A three-part instructional activity gives light to the Unites States expansion from the view of Texans, New Mexicans, and Californians. Through videos and written activities, scholars work collaboratively to research specific individuals...
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Reading Proficiently and Independently: The Power of Setting Goals

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Scholars reflect upon their reading strengths and challenges to create personal reading goals. Participants use goal-setting verbiage in an accordion-style graphic organizer, a first step in writing a letter that details their reading...
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Peter Pan: Teacher Resource Guide

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Sixteen lessons make up a unit all about the book, Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie. Using plot points and details from the story, scholars examine real versus fantasy, complete character webs, draw settings, compose friendly letters, and...
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From Ben’s Pen to Our Lives

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What would Ben do? Jumping off from the pseudonymous letters Ben Franklin fooled his older brother into publishing when he was still a teenager, young literary lovers dive into acting, writing, and addressing a local issue with wit and...
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Reading the Work of B. Franklin, Printer

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Placing Ben Franklin’s ideas about a free press next to those embodied in the First Amendment sheds light on both. Learners interpret and compare two primary sources and then examine them in the light of a contemporary survey about...
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Unit 1: Children’s Letters to President Carter

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
If young historians could ask the president to make one change, what would it be? Budding activists consider this question using letters to Jimmy Carter written during the energy crisis of the 1970s. After they examine handwritten...
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Write a Letter to Santa

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Here comes a writing assignment, here comes a writing assignment, right in time for Christmas. Young letter writers respond to a series of questions posed by the interactive that then formats their responses into a letter to Santa.
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The Traveler and His Dog

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Why do loiterers blame delay on their active friends? Consider the very question by reading Aesop's 72-word fable "The Traveler and His Dog" and completing a letter-writing activity. As part of a series of audiobooks, the 41-second...
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Unit 9: Email Etiquette

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Manners matter! The ninth and final lesson in a series of career education and skills activities focuses on hitting a happy medium in business correspondence. Scholars master five simple rules for creating e-mails that are friendly,...
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Unit 7: Organising Your Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Get energized by being organized! Budding business scholars construct professional letters in the seventh of nine career education and skills lessons. The resource covers proper greetings, writing requests, and explaining reasons for...
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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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Writing Right

For Teachers 12th Standards
Does your class have the write stuff? Young career seekers try their hand at composing business letters in the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans for seniors. Pupils practice writing cover letters, thank you notes,...
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16 Fall Themed Math and Literacy Centers for Kindergarteners

For Students K Standards
Look no further because your fall literacy and math centers are here. Cards allow learners to practice counting, writing, tracing, finding missing numbers and letters, skip count, and match letters to their sounds. 
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Letters Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When you're writing historical fiction, the past really can become the present — especially if you're writing in the present continuous tense! Cover World War I, verb tenses, censorship, and letter writing with one informative lesson and...
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Amazing Letters

For Students K - 1st Standards
Reinforce young scholars' alphabet skills with a twenty-six page packet featuring the letters of the alphabet. Individual pages focus on one letter, challenge learners to print in upper and lowercase, and copy five words that begin with...