The Writing Process Made Easy: Thank You Notes

Posted by Kristy Beaudry McCain on Oct 13, 2014 8:00:43 AM

Writing Thank You Notes Shows Appreciation

Writing thank you notes is a basic but essential skill. Educating kids about the importance of being grateful and showing appreciation helps them to develop good character. Teachers can instruct students on the proper procedures for writing and sharing thank you notes. Kindergarten teachers can write shared letters with their class. Elementary and middle school children can be taught how to write a thank you note via direct instruction using the writing process.

Screen Shot 2014-09-11 at 4.54.48 PM

Teaching Writing to K-12 Students

Educators can share this book with their students on their Smartboards, laptop and or i-pads. Explicit instructions on writing thank you letters can be found in this book. Teachers can save precious time by using the lessons that are in this book. Check out the table of contents to find a wealth of information for writers. Find these informational texts at www.biguniverse.com

thumb-2.jpg

Beginning Writing 1
by Joanne Suter (author) © 2008

Read Now Bookshelf
ISBN: 9781602914902
There is no such thing as too much writing practice. This two-part program builds skills incrementally from bright idea to polished final product. These stimulating lessons will enable students to actually enjoy the writing process. Includes Traits of Writing correlation. The Enhanced eBook edition available gives you the freedom to cut and paste any portion of the text into your own document; to project the eBook contents on a whiteboard; and more! Topics Include: Pre-writing, Brainstorming, Grammar Basics, Rewriting Fragments and Run-Ons, Choosing Precise Adjectives and Adverbs, Linking Relating Thoughts, and more…

 

Screen Shot 2014-09-11 at 4.52.55 PM

Screen Shot 2014-09-11 at 4.55.44 PM

Screen Shot 2014-09-11 at 4.55.14 PM

book pages

Books For Students of All Ages

Readers have the opportunity to enjoy these titles about being grateful. These books offer a great opportunity to enrich student’s vocabulary and content knowledge. Big Universe offers hundreds of titles in many different languages on thousands of topics. Find these informational and engaging texts at www.biguniverse.com

thumb-1.jpgThanks, NASA!
by Tom Greve (author) © 2013
ISBN: 9781618103802
This Book Explores The Tremendous Contribution That NASA Has Made Over The Last Half Century. Detailed Timelines About Space Exploration And The Development Of The Space Program Are All Discussed In Detail. Also Gives Detailed Information About Astronauts And Their Explorations.

freeclipart appleConnecting To The Common Core State Standards

The Common Core State Standards clearly outline what is expected of students at each grade level, for students in the United States. The Common Core State Standards can be found at www.corestandards.org/

 

Production and Distribution of Writing

1. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

2. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach

3. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.

 

 

Topics: Classroom Ideas, Personal Experiences, Common Core, Big Universe News, Literacy

Big Universe Referral Offer