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This lesson plan includes a Powerpoint with over 40 slides, differentiated activity sheets and fun activities. The lessons focus on the differences between informal and formal writing; structuring a letter and informal writing techniques.

Lesson Plan:
Lesson 1:
Pupils will learn how to write an informal letter; they shall learn about the differences between formal and informal letters before taking part in a fun activity identifying if a letter is formal or not. After pupils will begin to write their own letter about their own imaginary camp.

Lesson 2:
Assess pupils understanding of informal letter writing using a fun interactive quiz. Pupils will then recap how to structure an informal letter and informal writing techniques before completing their letter home from their own imaginary camp.
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Informal Letter Writing – 2 Lessons Plans – Free Sample

These 2 lessons are part of a 20 lesson scheme of work based on the book Holes. To find out more about the Scheme please follow the link:
It is not necessary for pupils to have read Holes to complete these lessons.

Appropriate for KS2 pupils and older.

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