Letter-Writing Lessons & Tips

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Letters take many forms and serve a variety of purposes. Give your students practice with the fine art of letter writing using one or more of the following activities. You'll find formatting tips and strategies for teaching your students the basics of different types of letter-writing (like persuasive, business, and friendly), and also plenty of lesson plans to put their newfound knowledge into practice. Letter Writing Week is celebrated in January.

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    First Year Letters Classroom Activities

    Discussion questions and cross-curricular letter-writing activities in this printable packet will ex... read more

    Write a Persuasive Letter

    In this printable activity, children will write a letter to a company president explaining why electric lighting is good for the company. read more

    Letter Writing

    In this printable computer lesson, students learn the basic format for letter writing. They get prac... read more

    A Letter to a Friendly Monster

    Write a friendly letter with the date, salutation, body, closing, and signature. This is a great act... read more

    Independent Letter-Writing Activities

    Use this template to create a correctly formatted letter. Celebrate Write to a Friend Month (Decembe... read more

    Letter to My Favorite Author

    After reading a realistic fiction story, the student will write a letter to the author. Use this act... read more

    Let's Write the Author

    This organizer will help students write a letter to a favorite author. Use this printable to develop... read more

    World War II: Letter to the President

    In this letter-writing activity, students pretend they are alive during World War II and compose a f... read more

    The Letter

    Use this printable writing activity to focus on correctly indenting a letter. read more

    Writing a Persuasive Letter (Gr. 3)

    Use this packet to teach students how to write a persuasive letter. A model persuasion chart, a blan... read more

    Writing a Persuasive Letter (Gr. 2)

    Use this packet to teach students how to write a persuasive letter. Model and blank graphic organize... read more

    Writing a Thank-You Letter

    Use a School Readiness Activity to provide early literacy thinking experiences for preschool childre... read more

    Write a Letter to the President

    Students will write a letter to the president with details of their ideas for goals to be met during... read more

    Write a Letter to Jesse Owens

    Assuming the role of a fellow athlete, Nazi supporter or African-American, students will write a let... read more

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