Letters to the Next President 2.0 | Composing and Annotating With Thimble and Hypothes.is

Made by Mozilla and Hypothes.is

60 minutes

After composing letters to the next president in Thimble, learners will annotate each other's work to enter an on line discussion about current events and politics, learning about community participation, composing, and open practices.

Write the Web

Web Literacy Competencies

Community participation Composing Open practices

21st Century Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Communication

Learning Objectives

  • Compose a letter to the next president using an online template.
  • Publish and share writing online.
  • Annotate a peer's writing as part of a conversation about current elections and politics.


  • 13+
  • Beginner critical thinkers
  • Beginner web users


  • Internect connected computers
  • Dot or star stickers
  • Markers
  • Post-Its
  • Poster paper or large Post-Its