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513 resources with the concept letter writing

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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...
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Walk Two Moons: Unsent Letter

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take a journey with your class as they explore the different settings from Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. Middle schoolers write postcards in first person as if they were the characters of the story.  
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Smart Solutions: Challenge Activities (Theme 6)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Smart Solutions is the theme of unit comprised of activities designed to challenge minds and stretch writing muscles. Enthusiastic writers create their own comic strip, write a problem-solution essay, an opinion letter, a funny story, a...
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Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Everyone deserves to read a great book! Here, pupils write a persuasive letter to the school's librarian detailing their favorite story and why it should be found on the shelves. Class members' persuasive reading passages are shared with...
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Who’s Got Mail?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Today's kids are probably not familiar with the conventions of letter writing, due to the boom of technology. Here is a lesson that will provide opportunities for formal and informal letter writing. 
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Parts of a Friendly Letter

For Teachers 2nd
The art of writing a letter has not been lost to email and texting! Teach kids how to format a friendly letter with a presentation about the parts of a letter, as well as prompting them to write a letter about their favorite holiday.
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Friendly Letter Practice Prompts

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Don't get stuck trying to figuring out a topic and recipient for your informal letter writing with these six writing prompts that aid in selecting who and what to write about in a friendly letter. 
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Friendly Letter Mini-Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
This mini-lesson about informal letter writing is packed with a lot of information about writing a friendly letter. Class members begin by working in pairs to answer questions after reviewing letter models. Then, take part in a grand...
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Editing Informal Letters

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Editing a letter isn't quite the same thing as fixing an autocorrected word on your phone, but it's an important skill that can help kids with their language arts skills. Young readers take a look at a short letter before identifying the...
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Parts of a Friendly Letter

For Students 2nd Standards
There are a lot of rules about formatting a friendly letter, but where do the commas go! Reinforce the grammar structure when writing a letter with a activity that prompts kids to choose the correct form of different parts of a letter,...
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Writing a Friendly Letter

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Just because kids today are well-versed in texting and emails doesn't mean they shouldn't learn how to write a friendly letter! Reinforce their letter-writing skills with a lesson focused on the elements of a friendly letter, as well as...
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The Case of the Strange Playground Equipment

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
Imagine if one of your pupils wrote a letter to request that a roller coaster be built on campus. The letter here shows you what one response might be! Learners read the letter and first circle all nouns and then all proper nouns.
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Shizuko’s Daughter: Unsent Letter

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wanted to tell a character what you really thought of him or her? Use a instructional activity based on Kyoko Mori's Shizuko's Daughter to encourage learners to write a letter in response to a character's actions. 
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Phineas Gage: Assessment Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Close up your study of Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science with a letter-writing assignment. Pupils prepare by journaling and sharing with a partner. They then compose letters that focus on a big idea from the...
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Happy Father's Day! Handwriting Practice

For Students K - 2nd Standards
This Father's Day will be extra special with a personal, hand-written note from your young writers! Pupils practice writing "Happy Father's Day" in cursive writing and print with this set of handwriting worksheets.
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Pride and Prejudice: Unsent Letter

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
What would the characters of Pride and Prejudice say to each other in a letter? Draft unsent correspondence between characters from Jane Austen's novel. A great way to explore characterization and plot structure in a creative lesson.
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Ordinary People: Unsent Letter

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Invite your learners to take on the voice of a character from Ordinary People as they write a letter. Pupils use what they know about the given character to compose their letter, which must relate to the plot of the novel.
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Writing Project- Persuasive Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Class members craft persuasive letters addressed to their teacher or the school principal, encouraging change to or the establishment of a program.
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Postcard Template

For Teachers K - 4th
Wish you were here! Have kids express their salutations and warm wishes with postcards. The worksheet provides two postcard templates for kids to address, sign, and illustrate.
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Alphabet Cards

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Update your classroom decor with this series of colorful alphabet displays. Showing both upper- and lowercase letters with vibrant pictures representing each, these posters will fit nicely in any primary grade classroom.
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Reading Handouts and Book List

For Teachers K - 5th
It's a book list for every possible purpose! The resource starts out with some reading comprehension support materials and worksheets, and then moves into pages and pages of categorized lists of books and stories that you can use to...
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Clifford Stationery

For Teachers K - 2nd
Everyone's favorite big red dog decorates this piece of writing paper. Youngsters can write a short letter and send it to a friend.
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Charlotte's Web: This Christmas, Help is Coming from Above

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Studying Charlotte's Web in your class? Included here are worksheets and activities for pupils, and lessons for teachers. Learners examine the text, create their own little play using paper cutouts of the characters, complete a crossword...
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A Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
What if the Gingerbread Man was trying to catch you, rather than the other way around? Pupils can find out what happens by reading the story The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray and enrich their experience with the...