Lesson Plan:     "A Letter to God"                                        No. of classes allotted: 5

Class: X                                                                                      Time period: 40 Minutes

" A Letter to God" by G.L Fuentes 

Introduce the chapter with the help of prior knowledge of the students regarding letter and its necessary components. Once they are familiar with it you can talk about why and whom a letter is written to.  Then you can guide the students' imagination in the direction of faith, arouse their interest by talking about the situation similar to that of the postmaster. With all these ideas you can keep them hooked through out the story by questioning them. 

Learning Points:

                               1. Theme: Power of innocent faith in God.
                            2. Irony: Meaning and the irony in the story.
                            3. Character sketch of the characters.
                            4. Mother Nature and calamities
                            5. Writing a letter.
                            6. Learning to use words that expresses strong desires.
                            7. Understanding Adjectives and Degrees of Comparison.
                            8. Understanding humour

                            9. New words and Metaphors

Learning Outcomes: Student will be able to 

                            1. Write a letter.
                            2. Write a character sketch.
                            3. Explain Adjective and Degrees of Comparison.
                            4. Explain humour and irony in regards to the lesson.
Extra Reads: Clouds

Lesson Title: Letter to God - Exploring Faith and Spirituality

Grade Level: Class X

Subject: English (CBSE)

Duration: 2-3 class periods


  1. Students will be able to understand the concept of faith and spirituality.
  2. Students will be able to recognize the importance of expressing one's emotions and feelings.
  3. Students will be able to write a letter to God expressing their thoughts and emotions.

Materials Needed:

  1. Whiteboard and markers
  2. Letter writing template
  3. Handout on Faith and Spirituality
  4. Pen and paper for each student


Introduction (10 minutes):

  1. Begin the lesson by asking students what faith and spirituality mean to them.
  2. Discuss the importance of faith and spirituality in our lives and how it can bring a sense of peace and comfort.
  3. Introduce the topic of letter writing to God and explain that it is a way to express one's thoughts and emotions.

Activity 1 - Understanding Faith and Spirituality (20 minutes):

  1. Distribute the handout on Faith and Spirituality to the students.
  2. Ask students to read the handout and discuss with their peers what they learned about faith and spirituality.
  3. Facilitate a class discussion on the importance of faith and spirituality in our lives.

Activity 2 - Writing a Letter to God (30 minutes):

  1. Distribute the letter writing template to the students.
  2. Explain the different parts of a letter, such as the heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature.
  3. Instruct students to write a letter to God expressing their thoughts and emotions. Encourage them to be honest and open in their writing.
  4. Walk around the classroom and provide individual support to students who may need help with writing.

Conclusion (10 minutes):

  1. Ask students to share their letters with their peers.
  2. Facilitate a class discussion on the experience of writing a letter to God and what it meant to them.
  3. Conclude the lesson by encouraging students to continue exploring their faith and spirituality through writing and other forms of self-expression.


Students will be assessed on their ability to:

  1. Understand the concept of faith and spirituality.
  2. Express their thoughts and emotions through writing.
  3. Use the correct format and structure for writing a letter.


  1. Ask students to research different religious practices around the world and how they express their faith through writing.
  2. Encourage students to write a follow-up letter to God, reflecting on their experience of writing the first letter.



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