Writing friendly letters is one of the most rewarding kinds of writing for students. Although there are general rules to follow, the friendly letter offers so much room for creativity and personality.
This friendly letter unit is unique because students are writing to their FUTURE selves.
while practicing the basics of writing, students are able to give themselves advice or to remind themselves of their dreams.
Imagine a student writing a letter that they will open the day they graduate, get their first car, or even get married. How precious, funny, or endearing those letters be? Priceless.
This is exactly what this packet does for your students…
This pack includes everything you need to create a writing lesson that all of your students will love.
These write, decorate, cut, fold and go letters are meant to be written and then stored for a future date.
Adaptable for grades K-12.
For younger students, allow them to dictate the letters to you. Older students will benefit from going through the entire writer’s process.
Regardless, these keepsake letters will be priceless!
Inside you will find everything you need to create a successful writing center, writers workshop, or guided writing practice.
11 Letter Templates:
*My wish-list for this School Year
*To “My High School Graduate Self”
*Happy 18th Birthday
*My First Car
*My Favorite Things
*My Life Dreams
*Happy 21st Birthday to Me
*Congratulations: We are Parents!
*My Bucket List
Rough Draft template
Letter to parents
Skills Learned and Applied
Friendly Letter Format