Lesson Plan

Drafting, Formatting, and Editing a Letter

Walk your young writers through the letter-writing process, including formatting, drafting, and editing. Use the checklist to ensure that all of the important parts of the letter are included and the details are polished.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to construct a letter with proper formatting and correct punctuation in the address, greeting, and closing.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Distribute the Punctuating Your Letter worksheet.
  • Ask student to read it and see if they can find and correct the punctuation errors listed.