Letters to Santa-Christmas Writing-Writing Process

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During this Christmas season, don't just write a letter to Santa; teach them the entire writing process with this unit that is full of resources to support you and your students in the process of writing a friendly letter.

This pack takes you through the entire writing process with posters, graphic organizers, differentiated drafts that include rubrics for revising and editing, final drafts, and Christmas vocabulary word cards to add to a word wall or to put on a ring for a portable word wall. Final drafts include primary lined pages and regular lined pages. Students can write to Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, Gingerbread boy, or an elf. Your students are sure to love it and so you will you!

Included in this pack:
*A song to teach them the parts of a friendly letter
*Poster detailing the parts of a letter
*Student version of poster (they must label the parts with the help of a word bank)
*Poster on how to address an envelope
*Student version so they can practice how to address a letter
*Writing Process Poster with all of the steps
*5 Individual Posters of the Writing Process
Pre-Write, Drafting, Revising, Editing, Publishing
*32 Christmas related vocabulary word cards
*2 versions of graphic organizers for differentiation (one with 4 details and one with 2 details)
*4 different versions of draft for differentiation (labeled, unlabeled). Each draft contains rubrics for revising and editing. **There are two versions of the revision rubric**
*Final drafts with primary lines and regular lines to write to Santa, Mrs, Claus, Rudolph, Gingerbread Boy, or an elf.

Feedback is essential to help students grow in their writing. Below is a link to a FREE video with FREE downloads to help with providing effective feedback for your students.
Effective Feedback for Student Learning

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Kay Valdez
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.


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