The end of the school year is no time for students to be sitting still! This fun and complete lesson plan will have your students working together, up and moving, and reviewing FRIENDLY LETTER FORMAT.
In this game, your students will work together to identify correctly and incorrectly written "mini" friendly letters using their knowledge of friendly letter format. They will then race to place the letters into the correct sorting bins. This fun and hands-on game will have your students THINKING and MOVING! Two additional worksheet activities are included to extend or wrap-up the lesson.
The friendly letter game cards all feature END-OF-SCHOOL and SUMMER themed writing content, making this game an ideal review activity for the end of the school year!
This resource includes all of the following:
-48 mini friendly letters cards (24 correctly written letters, 24 almost identical letters but with errors for the students to identify) (8 pages total)
-2 colorful sorting labels (each group of students will have a pair of these, and you will use these to label 2 baskets or bins per group...students will race to sort their letters into the correct spots) (2 pages total)
-teacher lesson plan (includes teacher prep. directions...how to adapt this resource for use with a smaller group or an individual student...directions for how to play the game for the teacher...directions to read aloud to the students) (4 pages total)
-2 follow-up activities! (a worksheet with 5 mini friendly letters for your students to edit...summer-themed writing paper for your students to write their own friendly letters) (2 pages total)
-answer keys (3 pages total)
Interested, but have a smaller group of students? No problem! Suggestions are included in the lesson plan for how you can adapt this resource to use with fewer students (ex. small group intervention, tutoring in small groups or 1:1, or for use in a homeschool co-op or homeschool setting).
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