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Purpose & Description | Activity #1-Research | Activity #2-Inspiration Web | Activity #3-Timelines | Activity #4-Writing A Letter | Activity #5-PowerPoint Presentation | Activity #6-Oral Presentation | Activity #7-Exploration Web | Unit Resources | References | Frameworks & Standards | Teacher Comments
Miss Marcou's 5th Grade Explorer Unit
Activity #4-Writing A Letter

4. Students will write a letter to the country that sponsored their explorer's expedition. They will write this in the first-person, as if they are that explorer. Criteria include: a.) appropriate date in the upper right-hand corner, b.) 3 interesting facts about their journey, c.) signature as explorer, d.) one picture from the internet (using Copy/Paste). They will use Alphasmarts and MicrosoftWord to write their letters.

Student Sample Letter