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Lesson: Essential Words: Letters of Gratitude to Essential Workers

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Heart and Soul

By Ibrahim

In this letter from the Essential Words lesson, 7th grader Ibrahim thanks Nurses for the heart and soul they put into caring for their patients and fighting disease.

Level

Grade 7

Type

Narrative, Persuasive

Dear nurses,

Hi my name Ibrahim. I live in Minneapolis. First, I want to say thank you to nurses. You guys are front line heroes. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for serving from the front line of pandemic. Nurses, you’re the heart and soul of the war against any diseases.

Take care of yourselves,

Ibrahim, Grade 7

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Essential Words: Letters of Gratitude to Essential Workers

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Lesson Summary

Few expressions of gratitude are more meaningful than a personalized letter. In this lesson, students reach out to essential workers and return their acts of service and kindness by giving thanks.

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