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1 WINTER Template Unit 5 Writing Three Thank-you Letters By Alex Haley

2 Contents Write a gratitude card to your father Appreciate the letter to my father Post your gratitude letter

3 My Gratitude Card 1

4 1 To express gratitude to my dad, I will: A) Send him a bunch of flowers. A) Send him a bunch of flowers. B) Give him a call / text him. B) Give him a call / text him. C) Give him a hug. C) Give him a hug. D) Kiss him. D) Kiss him.

5 My Gratitude Card 1 Dad, you're someone to look up to no matter how tall I've grown.

6 My Gratitude Card 1 1.Dad, I am grateful for you... 2.Dad, I love you so much because… 3.Dad, I would like to thank you for…… 4.Dad, I appreciate that…

7 Appreciate the letter to my father Here, this Thanksgiving at sea, I find my thoughts upon how much you have done for me, but I have never stopped and said to you how much I feel the need to thank you…… And briefly I recalled for each of them specific acts performed on my behalf. (12) 2 For instance, something uppermost about my father was how he had impressed upon me from boyhood to love books and reading. In fact, this graduated into a family habit of after-dinner quizzes…My love of books never diminished and later led me toward writing books myself. (13) I find my thoughts upon how much you have done for me For instance led me toward writing books myself family habit of after-dinner quizzes Specific example love books and reading General idea For example; A case in point is that…

8 2 Appreciate the letter to my father Roots: Alex Haley The Sage of an American Family African- American writer His father: a college professor and a World War I veteran Alex Haley Born: August 11, 1921 Died: February 10, 1992 Occupation: writer Masterpiece: Roots The book was published in 1976, a novel based on his family's history, starting with the story of Kunta Kinte, kidnapped in The Gambia in 1767 and transported to the Province of Maryland to be sold as a slave.

9 Writing: a gratitude letter 3 Please go to Stewarts and post your gratitude letter there to help raise peoples awareness of embracing a life filled with gratitude. I am grateful for my family, especially for my little nephew. Thanks for giving lovely smile, sweet kiss, true love and such precious happiness. Im grateful for the uniqueness of life--- just think about it. No one else will ever experience the exact emotions, sights, tastes and smiles as you do. My gratitude letter General idea … Specific examples …

10 Writing: a gratitude letter 3 ….. Ouch! I cut my finger; So grateful for the pain… Im full; I have finished eating; So grateful for that taste… It is true my heart was broken; So grateful to love again… Outside a storm is blowing; So grateful for the rain… I know I sometimes do forget; So grateful you care… A Little Gratitude

11 My gratitude goes to all of you.


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