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  1. Simulatated Letters Christina Brown Britney Colquitt ECED 4300 A Dr. Tonja Root Spring 2011 4th Grade Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  2. Christina Brown Simulated Letters: Prewriting Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  3. Georgia Performance Standard: ELA4W4 The student consistently uses a writing process to develop, revise, and evaluate writing. The student a. Plans and drafts independently and resourcefully. Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  4. Primary Learning Outcome: A.) Students’ will plan by completing a graphic organizer, that they will use to write a simulated letter. Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  5. What is a Simulated Letter? • The author pretends to be another identity. • (ex: historical figure or character from a book) • Letter is not actually sent to the sender Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  6. What is a Simulated Letter? • Parts of a simulated letter: • Greeting: “Dear…..” • Body: Details of the letter • Closing: “Yours truly, Sincerely” • Signature: Sign the end of your letter with your name Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  7. Prewriting Stage • First stage of the writing process • Gather ideas • Develop a graphic organizer • Choose audience Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  8. Prewriting Stage • Who are you? Think about who you are pretending to be. • Who are you writing to? Figure out who your • audience is. Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  9. PrewritingStage • Why are you writing this letter? Are you trying to persuade, entertain, write a thank you letter or inform? • How will you close the letter? Think about how you are going to end your letter. Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  10. Nagda, A. (2000). Dear whiskers. New York City: Holiday House Inc. Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  11. Example: Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  12. Graphic Organizer Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  13. PracticeActivity : • Read the book Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type. • Complete graphic organizer together Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  14. Practice Activity : • Pretend we are Farmer Brown • Complete graphic organizer • Persuade them to continue producing milk for the farm. Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  15. Assessment Activity: • Complete graphic organizer: • You are a future conductor • Write to Harriet Tubman • Inform Harriet Tubman why you want to join the Underground Railroad Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  16. Britney Colquitt Simulated Letters: Drafting Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  17. Georgia Performance Standard: ELA4W4 The student consistently uses a writing process to develop, revise, and evaluate writing. The student a. Plans and drafts independently and resourcefully Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  18. Primary Learning Outcome: A.) Students’ will use the completed graphic organizerfrom the prewriting stage, to draft a simulated letter. Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  19. What is a Simulated Letter? • The author pretends to be another identity. • (ex: historical figure or character from a book) • Letter is not actually sent to the sender Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  20. What is a Simulated Letter? • Parts of a simulated letter: • Greeting: “Dear…..” • Body: Details of the letter • Closing: “Yours truly, Sincerely” • Signature: Sign the end of your letter with your name Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  21. Drafting Stage • First attempt at writing your letter • Ideas come together • Okay to make mistakes during this stage • Focus on organization and errors later Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  22. Drafting: Greeting • Begin letter with a greeting: • Ex: “Dear…” • Comma should follow greeting • Ex: “Dear,……” Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  23. Drafting: Body • Use information from graphic organizer • Include complete thoughts and sentences Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  24. Drafting: Closure • End your letter with a closure: • Ex: With Anticipation, Sincerely, or Yours Truly • Beneath your closure, sign your name Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  25. Pinkney, A. (2001). Abraham lincoln: letters from a slave girl (dear mr. president). Dever, CO: Winslow Press. Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  26. Example: Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  27. Practice Activity : • Write a persuasive letter to the cows • Use graphic organizer from prewriting activity Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt

  28. Assessment Activity: • Use Underground Rail Road graphic organizer from prewriting • Drafting- letter to Harriet Tubman Christina Brown & Britney Colquitt