This task focuses on letter writing skills.

Using the internet and the books, Dear Annie, Children Like Me and books from the Postcard From Series, research to find facts about a child living in another part of the world (2-5) or another part of the United States (K-1). Use Read Write Think Postcard Creator to create a postcard to send to the child you reseached.

Stop and share in small groups - projects and ideas for extension activities across the curriculum and grade levels.

List of books about letter writing

Postcard Planning Template


http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/postcard-creator-30061.html
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/postcard/postcard_planning.pdf
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/postcard/postcard_illustration.pdf