Perfect for after the holidays! This 20 page unit includes a compare and contrast article about the history of letters, teaching pages about tone and format, an assignment sheet, and a revising and editing checklist. Suitable for grades 4-8, or any students who need to learn about the genre of thank-you letters.
Items included: Before reading page, article, after-reading activity, writing assignment checklist, parent letter, activities for teaching tone and format, a letter rating activity, revising and editing checklists, a rubric, and a reflection page.
Parents love that you are taking on this topic in school--and kids love actually mailing their letters.
Meets Common Core writing standards for formal and informal tone.