This 10 page document has everything you need to teach your high school students how to appropriately write and format both formal and informal letters in one fifty minute class period.
This bundle includes:
-A lesson plan including objectives and common core aligned standards for grades 9-10 and 11-12
-A letter writing guide handout (a great reference material for students to use throughout the year), including a BONUS PAGE covering how to appropriately address an envelope
-A letter writing activity/assessment (scenarios that can be given to students to gauge their understanding of formal and informal letter formatting)
-A self-editing checklist (an excellent resource that can be used for other assignments)
-A letter writing rubric to aid in the grading of the letters.
This lesson covers the following Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.1d Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
*This lesson would be appropriate for a variety of grade levels, although the standards displayed on the lesson plan are only what you see listed above.
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