This resource is everything you will need to successfully start a pen pal exchange program with your students. It includes a permission slip, parent letter, various papers, anchor ideas, mini anchor charts for student folders, technology component, and other TPT resources I have found helpful you can download to help with the unit. The mini-unit has 7 lessons about how to write a great letter and ways to improve it. Written in workshop form the mini lessons are designed to be 10-15 minutes followed by the students working on their writing for the rest of your writing block time. Enjoy and Please leave feedback!