Looking for a fun back-to-school writing activity that your kids will really enjoy? Look no further! Your new students will love sharing with you some things about themselves, and you will learn more about them in the process, so you can start building those positive relationships with your new kiddos right off the bat! This activity has them write their new teacher a letter in which they narrow down their ideas to select '3 About Me' - 3 things about themselves that they would like you/feel it's important for you to know. The included planning sheet will help them develop a well-organized letter which will include a topic sentence, main & elaborating details, and a conclusion sentence.
This freebie includes:
2 brainstorming webs (1 for boys; 1 for girls)
1 Planning Sheet which will provide the general framework for their letter
2 options of writing paper for their letters to you
Keywords: back to school, writing, creative writing, letter writing, writing process, guided writing