Letter Writing Unit

I just posted my 62 page letter writing unit to TPT.  Click {here} to check it out.  It includes a bibliography of letter writing themed books, lessons based on those books, anchor charts, file folder word walls, and reproducibles.





I just finished the Help Me, Mr. Mutt! activities this week.  If you do not own this book, I suggest you purchase it.  I absolutely love it.  It is great mentor text for Voice. My students found it hysterical.  I am the owner of both dogs and cats, so I had a lot of Text to Self connections with this book.  After reading the book, we brainstormed problems dogs could have.  Then each student wrote his/her own letter in the voice of a dog needing advice.  The students then responded as Mr. Mutt to their own letters.  After that, they added the cat's quip and created a dog or cat craft.

Help Me, Mr. Mutt!: Expert Answers for Dogs with People Problems

The tracers for the cat and dog are in my Letter Writing Unit on TPT.  Click {here}






8 comments:

  1. Girl your Mr. Mutt activity looks awesome!! :)

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  2. Erica, this looks awesome! :) I love the scrapbook crafts too!

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  3. I LOVE this! This packet is so much better than the writing program we are supposed to use (blah!) I think I'll have to sneakily phase this in and that out!!! Thanks for your hard work!
    -Andi
    PencilsGlueandTyingShoes

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  4. those are the cutest cats and dogs i have ever seen!!!

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  5. Too stinkin' cute! I'll have to go back to TpT and get this unit...just bought some other stuff yesterday! Thanks for sharing your awesome ideas.

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  6. Super Cute!!! A few years ago Susan Stevens Crummel came to our school. She was MARVELOUS!

    Kristen
    www.thepotogold.blogspot.com

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  7. This is great - love it!

    Dana
    http://love2learnandshare.blogspot.com/

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