- Pass out or project the business letter template for students to follow as they write their letters. Click here for a list of student-friendly business letter writing prompts.
- Before students start writing, review the grading criteria for their letters. An example rubric is shown in the image below.
Assess learning using the final draft of each student’s business letter.
Common Core Standards
W.2, W.4, W.5
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