Spread some holiday cheer with friendly letters! This mini unit on letter writing contains 3 different letter writing activities: an elf application, dear Santa wish list, and gingerbread house letter.
**For the elf application, students will apply to be an elf and write a letter to Santa explaining why they would make a good elf.
**In the dear Santa wish list activity, students will create their wish list of what they would like to receive and what they've done to earn these presents.
**Finally in the gingerbread house letter, students will write a letter to a gingerbread kid detailing what type of materials they should use to build a gingerbread house and why those materials would be a good choice.
Each activity contains prewriting pages, draft pages, and lined writing pages (narrow and wide lines, single and 2 page letters).
For the craftivity, students will create an elf and attach their letter to Santa explaining why they would make a good elf.
Also included are 2 review pages (in multiple choice format), where students will choose the correctly written greeting and closing for a friendly letter.