Email Writing Complete Back to School Lesson

Grade Levels
9th - 12th
Standards
Formats Included
  • Google Drive™ folder
Pages
19 pages
$3.00
$3.00
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Description

Teach students how to write a formal email while setting your communication expectations with this complete email writing lesson. This lesson is a great back-to-school activity: you'll review basic technology skills and start building relationships with your students!

For this lesson, you'll email your students a welcome message, modeling appropriate email tone for your classroom and letting them know some fun information about you. Then, students will learn about email writing with the included slideshow.

You can check students' understanding with the included self-grading quiz before students email you about themselves. If you choose to grade the emails, it will be easy and quick with the included rubric options.

Help students teach themselves or review what they've learned with the included annotated example emails. Everything in this lesson can be delivered completely online or in-person for ultimate teaching flexibility!

This Lesson Includes:

  • EDITABLE Email Writing Google Slides Presentation
  • EDITABLE AND SELF-GRADING Google Forms Quiz
  • Annotated Email Examples
    • Formal Email
    • Professional, but Casual Email
  • Email Rubric
    • EDITABLE Google Doc
    • EDITABLE Google Sheets (for instant uploading into Google Classroom)
  • Teacher's Directions
  • Directions for Uploading the Google Sheets Rubric Into Google Classroom

Please note that only the resources marked editable can be modified. Please look at the preview, which includes all the major components of this resource, prior to purchase to be sure this lesson is right for you and your students.

This resource is highly flexible! The teacher directions suggest ways to teach this lesson online or in-person, depending on your teaching situation. This is a great back-to-school lesson, but could also be used to have students write emails to representatives during a social justice unit, write gratitude emails around Thanksgiving, or as an enrichment to almost any unit.

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Total Pages
19 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.

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