Letter-Perfect Reading and Writing
Idea by Farrah, a Kindergarten Teacher, in Nanuet, NY.
Each year, I provide students with my address and ask them to write me letters. As a result, I usually end up with 10-15 pen pals over the summer. The mail encourages students to practice their reading and writing and I get to learn about their fun summer adventures.
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