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  • 2. This presentation contains:•What is memo•Some examples of memo•Why we write memo•How to write memo•Exercises for students
  • 3. LESSON PLAN School : SMP N 3 Subject : English Grade/semester : VII/1 Time Allocation : 2 x 40
  • 4. Competence Standard 5. Membaca• Memahami makna teks fungsional dan esei pendek sederhana berbentuk descriptive dan recount yang berkaitan dengan lingkungan sekitar. 6. Menulis• Mengungkapkan makna dan teks tulis fungsional dan esei pendek sederhana berbentuk descriptive dan recount untuk berinteraksi dengan lingkungan sekitar.
  • 5. Based Competence5.1. Merespon makna dalam teks tulis fungsional pendek sederhana secara akurat, lancar, dan berterima yang berkaitan dengan lingkungan sekitar6.1.Mengungkapkan makna dalam bentuk teks tulis fungsional pendek sederhana dengan menggunakan ragam bahasa tulis secara akurat, lancar, dan berterima untuk berinteraksi dengan lingkungan sekitar.
  • 6. Learning Objectives• In the end of meeting at least 80% of the students are able to:• Mention five characteristics of memo.• Mention the reasons why people write memos.• Mention the steps to write a memo.• Draw some information based on a given memo.• Write a memo based on the given situation.
  • 8. Activity 1: You will know What a memo is. Why we write a memo. How to write a memo. Some tips considering in writing a memo.
  • 9. Activity 2: Example MEMOTo : Health & Safety CommitteeFrom : Joe Chan, Chairperson, H&S CtteDate : 20 May 11Subject : Room change for next meetingThe meeting on Saturday, 18 Junehas been changed to Room 101.
  • 10. Activity 2: Example MEMOTo : My darling JaneFrom : JohnDate : 1 April 2011Subject: ChocolateI had a great time last night, lets do it againsoon.Hope you like this chocolate.Love, John
  • 11. Activity 3: Language FeaturesSpelling• m-e-m-o• m-e-s-s-a-g-e• f-o-r--m-a-l-• h-e-l-p• s-i-t-u-a-t-i-o-n• u-s-e-f-u-l-• o-f-f-i-c-e
  • 12. Vocabulary• Situation• Problem• Optional• Introduction• Purpose• Solution• Action
  • 13. Punctuation:• Period (.)• Comma (,)• Colon (:)• Parentheses (( ))• Exclamation point (!)• Quotation marks (?)
  • 14. So, what ismemo?
  • 15. A memo isa hard-copy (sent on paper) document used forcommunicating inside an organization it is a way to help remind about something
  • 16. Why do we write memos? Memos are useful in situations where e-mails or text messages are not suitable. if you are sending an object, such as a book or a paper that needs to be signed, through internal office mail, you can use a memo as a covering note to explain what the receiver should
  • 17. How to write a memoMemos should have the following sections and content: A To section containing the name of the receiverA From section containing the name of the sender. A Date section A Subject Heading Signature (This is optional)
  • 18. Sample Memo Format / Template Memo• To: From: Date: Subject:• First Sentence: Reason for the memo• Second Sentence - Main Body: Any Instructions or information• Closing Sentence What is required of the reader e.g. Confirmation, answers or feedback
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  • 21. Activity 7: ExerciseInstruction:• Look at the memo below.• Answer the questions based on the memo correctly.• The memo that is discussed is different for each group.• After each group analyzes the memo, your job is to share your group’s finding of the memo analysis to other group by joining and sharing to different group.
  • 22. MEMO• To : Health & Safety Committee• From: Joe Chan, Chairperson, H&S Ctte• Date: 20 May 11• Subject : Room change for next meeting• The meeting on Saturday, 18 June has been changed to Room 101.
  • 23. Questions: 1. Who is the sender of the memo above? 2. When did the sender write the memo? 3. What subject is the memo about? 4. To whom is the memo? 5. What is the messaged inside the memo?
  • 24. Activity 8: Practice
  • 25. Activity 9: PracticeInstruction:• Choose one of the situations below and make a memo based on the situation that you choose.
  • 26. Situations:• You want to ask your younger sister to buy some medicine because of your illness.• You need to borrow your friend’s note book to learn about one of the subjects in your lecturing.• You want to ask your friend to meet you soon because you have to discuss something with your friend.
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