Writing friendly letters is a valuable life skill and a whole lot of fun! In this unit, writers learn about letter writing format, but also to write with intention, thinking about the purpose of their piece and also their audience, choosing their details in consideration of their purpose and audience. It's an excellent opportunity for learning about proper conventions of punctuation and capitalization of names and the beginning of sentences!
Writing Workshop Bundle (at a discount)
read aloud ideas
student work pages
three types of writing paper formatted like a friendly letter (Handwriting Without Tears, plain lines, lines with dashes)
This Writing Workshop Unit of Study is geared for first grade, but I have had feedback that it works well in 2nd and even 3rd grade.
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This unit can be used as an entire unit of study on its own or combined with other lessons and activities you already have in your bag of tricks.
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