Writing assignment 2
Instructions to Parents and StudentsÂ Write a letter to parents introducing the unit.Â Items to include in your letter: standards addressed in the unit, suggestions for parents to do at home to become involved in their childâ€™s learning.Â Be sure to make your letter open to two-way communications where parents can contact you with questions and concerns.Â
Items to include in your letter:
Â· A clear, parent friendly explanation of the unit â€“ what you will be teaching/doing and why, or if you prefer â€“ what their child will be learning and why it is important.
Â· Standards addressed in the unit, described in a language the parents will understand, donâ€™t just copy/paste the standard
Â· Suggestions for things parents can do at home to become involved in their childâ€™s learning. Â These donâ€™t have to be specific to your course or topic.
Â· Encouragement forÂ parents to contact youÂ (be sure to include a method/information for contact.) This assures them thatÂ you want open,Â two-way communication if they have questions and concerns.
RL 3.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrase as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal and nonliteral language.