Ways for kids to get an international pen-pal. Writing to a pen-pal in another country can facilitate lifelong friendships- and at a minimum it creates a great learning experience that enhances social studies, geography, penmanship, and language skills. *I had one from Yugoslavia for years!!!
This pack includes: Picture Book Resource List Friendly Letter Diagram/Labels Vocabulary Cards People I Can Write To Things I Can Write About Brainstorm Headings and Closings Words to Know and Frequently Used Words (print back to back and laminate or glue to a file folder and laminate) Pen Pal Letter Fill in the Blanks How to Set Up a Classroom Post Office Letter Writing Page Outlines
Free letter templates! The website is kind of hard to navigate. Click search at the top of the page and then search letter template and a list will come up of all the letters. I had an idea to use these templates in a center - kids cut out things from a magazine that start with that letter and glue the words or pictures inside the giant letter :)