Back to School Friendly Letter Unit

Across the Hall
Grade Levels
1st - 4th
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20 pages
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Across the Hall


Dear Teacher by Amy Husband is a great book to use to ease your students back into school after a fun summer off! The book is fun for students because it opens like a real letter. It's also great to teach friendly letter writing!

**Please Note: This book study is part of my Back to School Books and Activities MEGA Pack. Check it out here! Do not buy this unit individually if you already purchased, or plan on purchasing, the Back to School Bundle.**

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What resources did I include in this product for you?
⬟ Parts of a friendly letter posters
⬟ Letter writing paper {two versions}
⬟ Classroom mailbox sign
⬟ "How to Address an Envelope" poster
⬟ Addressing a letter worksheet
⬟ A classroom book template - "Sorry We're Late" {Students write a creative sentence about why they're late for school.}
⬟ Poster on making predictions
⬟ A prediction worksheet to use with the book
⬟ A friendly letter worksheet
⬟ Tall tale/exaggeration worksheet


What have other customers loved about this product?
"Wow! Includes so much more than I expected. I'm very excited to use this during one of the first few weeks back with my 3rd grade class. Thank you!" (Thank you, Laura P.!)

"GREAT resource! I gave each student a copy of the format and they used it throughout the year!" (Thank you, Jackie Rychalski!)

"I love the changes you made. We use this at the beginning of third grade and the kiddos LOVE it. It's a great introduction to Friendly Letters. Thanks!" (Thank you, Heather Harmon!)


Do you need other back to school resources? You'll love these:
Back to School Read the Room
Inferring Activity {Back to School-Themed}
Student Dictionary


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