Friendly Letter Template | Creative Writing Lesson | Printable & Digital

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Make learning how to write a friendly letter fun with this printable and digital lesson plan! Your students will write a friendly letter to someone they admire. You can use this step-by-step activity to focus on writing skills and creativity. Everything you need for an engaging lesson is included! Printable PDF and Google Drive versions are included.

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This activity can be completed on paper or with any device that supports Google Slides. The included PDF includes access to the link that will allow you to make your own copy of the digital resource for use in Google Classroom/Google Drive.


  • Writing Prompt Poster: A full-color writing prompt poster is included. This step-by-step creative writing lesson guides students through the entire writing process.

  • Bubble Map: First, students define the word admire. Next, students fill in the bubble map with four people they admire.

  • Pre-Writing Worksheet: The pre-writing worksheet gives students the opportunity to record one person they admire, two reasons why they admire that person, and how they have changed because of that person.

  • Friendly Letter Outline: A structured writing template is included for students to write their friendly letter. All the basic parts of a friendly letter are included. This step is great for differentiation.

  • Friendly Letter Template: A blank friendly letter writing template is included for use with future letter writing projects. Each part of the friendly letter is included and labeled.

  • Friendly Letter Writing Paper: The writing paper includes a page border and pre-printed lines for students to compose their final draft. The final drafts are perfect for bulletin boards or writing portfolios!

  • Grading Rubric: The grading rubric provides students with clear expectations for writing their friendly letters.

  • Examples: An example of the pre-writing pages and a friendly letter is provided to review with students as needed.


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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.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
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.


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