The purpose of the Reading Letter to the Teacher is to provide another way for students to be accountable for their independent reading and to reflect on their reading.
This resource includes the following:
Sample Reading Letter
Parts of the Reading Letter Handout (Editable)
Peer Editing Instructions
Editing Marks Table
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Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
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 discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.