Form: Letter to the Editor
The form of writing is the actual shape it takes. For example, explanatory writing could take the form of a how-to or comparison-contrast. The resources below focus on a specific form. Click a resource to find out more.
Student Writing Model
Letter to the Editor
Fifth-grader Melissa clearly states her opinion in the first paragraph. She shares supporting ideas, with details, in the middle paragraphs. In her conclusion, she restates her opinion in a fresh way.