Writer's Workshop Mini-Lesson Plan
Lesson Focus: Friendly Letter GLCE: GN.04,01
Literature Used: "The Write Source" page 476
Introduction: Today we are going to look at some sample pen pal letters. We will be identifying the 5 parts of the friendly letter and then you will write your own friendly letter.
Teaching: We will be discussing these five terms: Heading, Salutation, Body, Closing, and Signature. We will be looking at sample letters and highlighting the various parts.
Active Involvement: Students will work with a partner to dissect their sample letters.
Applying the Skill or Strategy:
Students will begin drafting their pen pal letters. Necessary components will be to have a Heading, Salutation, Body, (well developed, complete with personal facts and questions for their pen pal) Closing, and Signature.