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212 resources with the keyterm letter writing

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Focus on Writing a Letter to Persuade: Use Pronouns in a Letter

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Looking for a basic letter writing worksheet? In this one, young writers utilize a variety of pronouns in a letter to persuade a family member to do something for them. This resource provides a short model letter, a sentence starter, and...
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Adjectives in Letter Writing

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Looking for ways for your young writers to practice using adjectives and composing letters? For this activity, learners use the adjectives in a word bank to fill in the 15 gaps in a business letter about Japanese cars. Scholars must...
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Tyrone, the Horrible

For Teachers K - 5th
Read a Hans Wilhelm story and complete creative writing activities. Start by reading Tyrone, the Horrible and discuss the behavior in the book. Then split your class into groups to create a "bully" situation and discuss possible...
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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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George Washingon: A Responsible Family Man?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young researchers travel back in time, using research to identify George Washington's skills as a national leader and family man. Pick and choose from these steps to get a solid outline for a lesson plan on primary sources and research....
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Kindergarten Readiness - Bb Word Recognition

For Students Pre-K - K
A simple and ready to use learning exercise for practice with the letter B, this activity contains six realistic pictures, a bat, a bee, a bear, a basket, a fish and a dog. Young learners have to decide if the name of each item starts...
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Letter Writing Accuracy

For Teachers K
Students develop letter writing fluency. In this letter writing lesson, students write alphabet letters. Students work individually to develop letter writing automaticity.
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A Letter Home

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students review the text of The Spirits of the Alamo part of the site, and each assume the identity of one person at the Alamo. They write a letter home describing his/her experience at the Alamo.
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Message in a Bottle

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students acquire a pen pal in a foreign country and write letters at least twice a month throughout the year to exchange with them. At the end of the year, they write an essay that compares one important difference and one important...
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Requesting Information

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students create a letter requesting information from a local vocational agency using word processing software. They send the finished letter to the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
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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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Flower Power

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
With a thorough procedure list about the process of planting flowers, as well as reflecting on the process, this writing lesson plan would be a good addition to your writing unit. Fifth graders gather, organize, and present factual...
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Convey Ideas in Writing

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Write an unsent letter about a consumer scam, paying attention to the writing conventions of punctuation and spelling. This lesson could be adapted to fit a variety of social issues in which letter writing is appropriate. 4
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Applying Letter Writing to Daily Life

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Here are some ideas to get your students writing letters with a purpose.
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Reducing the Impact of Drought

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners study the impact of drought and improve their writing skills. In this reducing the impact of drought lesson, students investigate various matters pertaining to drought. They share their findings and build knowledge about ways in...
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Father Knows Best, Write a Father's Day Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students write a Father's Day letter. In this friendly letter writing lesson, students brainstorm a list of parent responsibilities, then write three specific ways their fathers care for them. Students share learning experiences they...
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Cattle Drive

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore cattle drives. In this United States history and letter writing activity, students write a letter to their family predicting possible problems that were encountered by participants in cattle drives. Students design...
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By Golly, Molly, You're Right by Bobby Hawley

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the life of a girl who is bullied. In this comprehension and writing lesson plan, 5th graders read the book By Golly, Molly, You're Right by Bobby Hawley. Students discuss the important issues in the book and answer...
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Writing a Political Leader

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students investigate politics by writing a formal letter. In this U.S. Government lesson, students discuss political issues they would like to address and research their topic using the Internet. Students locate an appropriate political...
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Service Project Letter to the Principal

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students talk about being a good citizen and what it means to them.  In this citizenship lesson plan, students read, Arthur Meets the President and discuss the aspects of the book as they go along.  Students brainstorm a list of ideas on...
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Land as a Valuable Resource

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate why the soil is important to our lives. In this natural resources lesson, students have a farmer as a guest speaker. Learners begin to understand how farmers use and protect our natural resource. Students write...
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Writing a Letter to a Friend

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice their letter writing skills by writing to a fictional character.  In this formal writing instructional activity, 1st graders read the books The Jolly Postman and Frog and Toad are Friends to examine the different...
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Letters from Rifka

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read Letters from Rifka and discuss the feelings of people forced to leave their homes and countries.  In this migration lesson, 4th graders relate their feelings about moving from their home forever. Students trace...
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End of the Year

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars participate in end of the year activities. In this writing lesson plan, student create memory books, write letters to next year's students and work on journalism skills. Young scholars celebrate the achievements of their...