ABOUT GRANTS PASS

Postcard Prep

 

A.  Greet your pen pal and thank him or her.

1.  Thank your pen pal for the letter.

Dear _____________________________,

 

 

 

 

 

B-1.  If you are answering a letter to a different student, complete these sentences:

1. Who did the pen pal write to?

 

____________________  is not in class, so I am writing to you.

2. What is your name?

 

 

 

 

3. Where are you from?

 

 

 

 

4. What is your marital status?  (single, married, divorced, etc.)

 

 

 

5. If the pen pal asked a question, answer the question.

 

 

 

 

 

B-2.  If you are answering a letter to you, complete these sentences:

1. If your pen pal asked a question, answer the question.

 

 

 

2.  Write something special to your pen pal, if you want to.

 

 

 

 

 

C.  DIRECTIONS:  Select a postcard.  Complete the sentence.

1.  Tell why you like this postcard.

 

 

 

I like this postcard because

 

D.  DIRECTIONS:  Write about Grants Pass.

  1.       a.  Jackson

            b.  Portland

            c.  Josephine

            d.  Southern Oregon

            e.  Cave Junction

 

Grants Pass is in __________________ County.

 

  2.       a.  mountains

            b.  suburbs

            c.  urban

            d.  farm communities

            e.  rural

 

 The county is mostly                          .

 

 3.        a.  small town

            b.  suburb

            c.  city

            d.  farming community

            e.  capital city

 

 Grants Pass is a                                              .

 

4.  Tell about Grants Pass.  Use valley in the sentence.

 

 

 

 

5.  Tell about Grants Pass.  Use mountains in the sentence. 

 

 

 

 

6.  Tell about Grants Pass.  Use river in the sentence.

 

 

 

 

7.  Tell more about Grants Pass. 

 

 

 

 

 

E.  Tell about the parks in Grants Pass.

1. What park(s) do you go to?

 

 

 

 

2. What do you like to do in the park?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F.  Tell 5 activities or places that tourists like.

1.  Where do tourists like to go or what do they like to do in Grants Pass and the area nearby?

 

 

 

2.  Where do tourists like to go or what do they like to do in Grants Pass and the area nearby?

 

 

 

3.  Where do tourists like to go or what do they like to do in Grants Pass and the area nearby?

 

 

 

4.  Where do tourists like to go or what do they like to do in Grants Pass and the area nearby?

 

 

 

5.  Where do tourists like to go or what do they like to do in Grants Pass and the area nearby?

 

 

 

 

G.  Tell about where you like to go and the activities you like in Grants Pass, or the area nearby.

1.  Where do you like to go in Grants Pass?

 

 

 

 

2.  What activity(s) do you like?

 

 

 

 

 

H.  Tell what you would do with your pen pal.

1.  Where would you take your pen pal if he or she came to Grants Pass?  Why?

If you came to Grants Pass I would

 

 

 

2.  What would you do with your pen pal if he or she came to Grants Pass?  Why?

 

 

 

 

 

I.  Write something else, if you want to.

1.  Is there something you want to tell or ask your pen pal?

 

 

 

 

 

J.  DIRECTIONS:  Ask the teacher to check your sentences.

 

K.   DIRECTIONS:  Practice writing your postcard on paper first.  Use this form.    Copy the words in dark print.  Do not write the words in italics.  Ask the teacher to check your sentences.

 

Dear ___________________,

 

            Sentence from  part A.   Sentences from part B-1 or B-2.

            Sentence from part C.  Two sentences from part D.

           

            The parks in Grants Pass are very popular.  Part E, sentence #1 and #2.

 

            Many tourists come to Grants Pass.  Part F, one or two sentences.  All of part G.  All of part H.

 

            All of part I.

                                                                                    Your pen pal,

                                                                                    Your name

 

L.  Glue the postcard to the colored cardstock.  Write the letter to your pen pal on the paper below  the postcard.  Use the sentences you wrote above to help you.  If there isnít enough room on the front, continue your letter on the back of the paper.