Much Appreciated Card

Lesson #10057
10057

Celebrate teachers with a thoughtful card.



Grade Level:
Curriculum:

Create special thank you cards for any occasion. Recognize teachers, students, colleagues or special friends with warm, appreciative sentiments. Encourage students to express gratitude through writing.

Create a thank you card to express gratitude towards teachers, mentors and role models.

12720-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Card Cover A6 - XL 12850-SM-Ellison SureCut Die - Clouds - Small 13224-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Envelope A6 - XL 13803-TY-Ellison SureCut Die - Leaves, Tiny - Tiny 28401-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Flourish - Large

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Chalk, Crayons, Glue, Patterned Paper, Pen, Scissors, Tape (Double-Sided)

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut XL Card Cover A6 using blue cardstock or construction paper, or fold a 9" x 12" piece of blue paper in half.
  2. Cut a 4" x 5 1/2" piece of light blue paper. Mat the light blue paper to a slightly larger piece of yellow paper. Adhere to the front of the Card.
  3. Die-cut two SM Clouds using white paper. Adhere to the front of the Card (see Main Photo).
  4. Die-cut LG Flourish using bright blue paper. Adhere to the front of the Card.
  5. Die-cut several TY Leaves using various colors of paper. Highlight with chalk or crayons. Adhere to the front of the Card (see Main Photo).
  6. Add the message with a pen.
  7. Die-cut XL Envelope A6 using light blue and patterned paper. Adhere the blue paper to the patterned paper.
  8. Fold on all perforations lines.
  9. Adhere the side flaps to the bottom flap of the Envelope with glue or double-sided tape.

English Language Arts: Communication Strategies

K-12: Standard 5

  • Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.

English Language Arts: Applying Language Skills

K-12: Standard 12

  • Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).

Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.

Source: NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

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