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Letter Writing (Distance Learning Approved)

Erica Bohrer
Grade Levels
K - 3rd, Homeschool
Formats Included
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125 pages
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Erica Bohrer


Letter Writing Unit - Using Picture Books to Teach Letter Writing

This packet is approved to share to your own class for distance learning purposes.

This download is for an extensive Common Core aligned 120 page letter writing unit. Included in this packet:

Letter Writing Bibliography with clickable titles


4 File Folder Word Walls

5 Anchor Charts

1 Writing Check List

Cat and Dog Tracers to go with Help Me, Mr. Mutt

Tooth Fairy Tracers (two versions)

Formal Lesson Plan (First Grade) & Pre-Observation Write Up

Parent Letter

Post Card Lesson and Ideas

Farm Animal Crafts

Whale Craft

Friendly Letter Reproducibles

Parts of a Friendly Letter Anchor Charts

Parts of a Friendly Letter Cut and Paste Activity

Lessons on Introducing Letter Writing, Friendly Letters, Persuasive Letter Writing, Writing to Fictional Characters, Writing to Inform, Writing Advice Letters, Writing to School Faculty, Writing Post Cards, Writing to Family, and Writing Pen Pal Letters

Writing to Santa

Writing to Persuade like Sarah Hale, the Woman who saved Thanksgiving

Crayon themed writing page and craft

This unit has many reproducible and specific lessons geared after the following books: Dear Mr. Blueberry, Help Me, Mr. Mutt, Click Clack Moo, Cows that Type, First Year Letters, Toot and Puddle, With Love, Little Red Hen, Dear Mermaid, Dear Tooth Fairy, I Wanna Iguana, I Wanna New Room, Arthur's Pen Pal, Giggle Giggle Quack, The Day the Crayons Quit, and more!!!

This file has some clickable/editable pages for you to type your own text.

Check out my blog for photos from this unit.

-Erica Bohrer


Total Pages
125 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).


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