This resource includes six activities to send in the mail to your students’ pen pals. Each activity has a page for lower and upper elementary (primary lines and single lines). This could be sent instead of or alongside letters to their pen pals. If you’re a Benchmark teacher, this aligns great with Unit 4 (point of view).
What activities are included?
- Questionnaire – Students choose questions to ask their Pen Pal to learn more about them
- Compare/Contrast Venn Diagram – Students use the information from the Questionnaire to compare and contrast themselves with their Pen Pal
- Mad Libs – Pen Pals work together to write a silly story using parts of speech
- Story Writing – Pen Pals co-author and co-illustrate a story
- Scavenger Hunt – Students create a scavenger hunt for their Pen Pal to complete in their classroom
- Spelling Word Search – Students use spelling words to create a word search for their Pen Pal to complete
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