These sites provide examples of friendly, business letters, and persuasive writing. Includes explanations on the different parts of letters,writing tips, and classroom activities. There are also information on cover letters, thank you notes, and how to accentuate the positives. Includes links to eThemes Resources on Writing: Letters: Friendly, Business, and Thank You and Writing: Persuasion.
In this project, students will learn the differences between business letters and friendly letters and then write their own letters by researching resources from internet. NOTE: There are few broken links.
These sites provide examples of friendly and business letters. Includes explanations on the different parts of letters and general writing tips. Also covers thank you notes and how to address envelopes. There is an interactive quiz and a Powerpoint presentation as well as letters from famous people from George Washington to J.K. Rowling.
These sites focus on persuasive and argumentative writing for middle and high school students. Learn about the persuasive techniques used in letters, essays, and advertisements. There are suggested hands-on activities, graphic organizers, writing prompts, and assessment sheets. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on debate.