Challenge students to find and edit specific punctuation errors! This letter-editing exercise is good practice for students learning to write both formal letters — like persuasive or business correspondence — and friendly, informal letters.
Help your students write letters to a pen pal, faraway relative, and others! This letter template gives students practice writing formal letters — like persuasive or business correspondence — and friendly, informal letters.
There are a lot of parts to a letter. This checklist helps students ensure they have a complete and polished piece of correspondence. It includes the main parts of a letter; conventions; format; and tips for how to choose a closing.
How can you *see* what your students are thinking while they read? Try reading response letters in your class. Students will practice formatting letters and learn to discuss their thinking about literature in writing.
Walk your young writers through the letter-writing process, including formatting, drafting, and editing. Use the checklist to ensure that all of the important parts of the letter are included and the details are polished.