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Reading comprehension: letter to the editor

Grade 3 | Writing, Reading

Why was this letter written and what does the writer want? In this language arts worksheet, children will read a protest letter and then answer questions about the letter's intent, the reasons given, the form of expression, and whether or not the argument will be effective. Then, children will gather notes and write a letter to the editor of their own.

This worksheet originally published in English Made Easy Key Stage 2 for ages 8 to 9 by © Dorling Kindersley Limited.

Skills: reading comprehension, identifying key details, writing to answer questions, taking notes, organizing an argument, point of view, analyzing writing

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