Lesson Plan Title : Thank You Mr. Restaurant

Age Range: Grade 3 through Grade 5 (Elementary Level)

Duration: 45 minutes

Description: Letter writing is an important task for students to learn to master. This lesson helps students begin this process.


To write a letter to a local restaurant.


1. Students will learn the letter writing process.

2. Students will write letters to their favorite restaurant.






  1. Have students brainstorm their favorite restaurants and record those restaurants on the board.
  2. Show the students how to write a letter including Dear... and Sincerely,
  3. After students have decided on their favorite restaurants, have them write down why they like to eat at the restaurant, and what they like to eat.
  4. Have them use this information to write the letter and thank the manager for their service.
  5. Check these for errors and have the students edit and rewrite them. Send them off to the restaurants.

Assessment: Check for spelling, grammar, and complete sentence structure.