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Fundamentals Writing and Literature Informal Letter Writing Presentation

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Fundamentals Writing and Literature Informal Letter Writing Presentation

  1. 1. Informal Letter Writing<br />(With me, Mrs. Cannon) <br />
  2. 2. What do I talk about?<br />Current events in your life<br />A specific <br />recent event<br />Thank someone for a gift or thoughtful act<br />
  3. 3. Now that we know what to talk about, let’s talk about formatting your letter. <br />
  4. 4. My name and address so Emily can write back<br />Mrs. Cannon<br />42 Butterfly Garden Road<br />Felicity, PA 42756<br />October 27, 2011<br />Dear Emily, <br /> Hi! Hope everything is going well with you! <br /> Thank you for the lovely bracelets that you sent last week! I absolutely love them! Brown and red are two of my favorite colors to wear, and the bracelets go perfectly with practically everything in my wardrobe. I can hardly wait to wear them to school to show all of my students. <br /> I miss you so much and hope to see you soon! <br />Yours truly, <br />Mrs. Cannon <br />
  5. 5. Skip a line. Then add today’s date so she knows when I wrote.<br />Mrs. Cannon<br />42 Butterfly Garden Road<br />Felicity, PA 42756<br />October 27, 2011<br />Dear Emily, <br /> Hi! Hope everything is going well with you! <br /> Thank you for the lovely bracelets that you sent last week! I absolutely love them! Brown and red are two of my favorite colors to wear, and the bracelets go perfectly with practically everything in my wardrobe. I can hardly wait to wear them to school to show all of my students. <br /> I miss you so much and hope to see you soon! <br />Yours truly, <br />Mrs. Cannon <br />
  6. 6. Skip a line. Then add the salutation so she knows the letter is for her<br />Mrs. Cannon<br />42 Butterfly Garden Road<br />Felicity, PA 42756<br />October 27, 2011<br />Dear Emily, <br /> Hi! Hope everything is going well with you! <br /> Thank you for the lovely bracelets that you sent last week! I absolutely love them! Brown and red are two of my favorite colors to wear, and the bracelets go perfectly with practically everything in my wardrobe. I can hardly wait to wear them to school to show all of my students. <br /> I miss you so much and hope to see you soon! <br />Yours truly, <br />Mrs. Cannon <br />
  7. 7. Mrs. Cannon<br />42 Butterfly Garden Road<br />Felicity, PA 42756<br />October 27, 2011<br />Dear Emily, <br />Hi! Hope everything is going well with you! <br /> Thank you for the lovely bracelets that you sent last week! I absolutely love them! Brown and red are two of my favorite colors to wear, and the bracelets go perfectly with practically everything in my wardrobe. I can hardly wait to wear them to school to show all of my students. <br /> I miss you so much and hope to see you soon! <br />Yours truly, <br />Mrs. Cannon <br />Skip another line. <br />Starting with a “Hi!” makes the letter sound conversational. <br />
  8. 8. Mrs. Cannon<br />42 Butterfly Garden Road<br />Felicity, PA 42756<br />October 27, 2011<br />Dear Emily, <br /> Hi! Hope everything is going well with you! <br />Thank you for the lovely bracelets that you sent last week! I absolutely love them! Brown and red are two of my favorite colors to wear, and the bracelets go perfectly with practically everything in my wardrobe. I can hardly wait to wear them to school to show all of my students. <br /> I miss you so much and hope to see you soon! <br />Yours truly, <br />Mrs. Cannon <br />The body of the letter tells her why I’m writing: to thank her for a gift.<br />
  9. 9. Mrs. Cannon<br />42 Butterfly Garden Road<br />Felicity, PA 42756<br />October 27, 2011<br />Dear Emily, <br /> Hi! Hope everything is going well with you! <br /> Thank you for the lovely bracelets that you sent last week! I absolutely love them! Brown and red are two of my favorite colors to wear, and the bracelets go perfectly with practically everything in my wardrobe. I can hardly wait to wear them to school to show all of my students. <br />I miss you so much and hope to see you soon! <br />Yours truly, <br />Mrs. Cannon <br />I conclude with something pleasant <br />
  10. 10. Mrs. Cannon<br />42 Butterfly Garden Road<br />Felicity, PA 42756<br />October 27, 2011<br />Dear Emily, <br /> Hi! Hope everything is going well with you! <br /> Thank you for the lovely bracelets that you sent last week! I absolutely love them! Brown and red are two of my favorite colors to wear, and the bracelets go perfectly with practically everything in my wardrobe. I can hardly wait to wear them to school to show all of my students. <br /> I miss you so much and hope to see you soon! <br />Yours truly, <br />Mrs. Cannon <br />Skip a line. Then I end the letter with my signature. <br />
  11. 11. Other options for ending a letter<br />Sincerely, <br />Mrs. Cannon<br />Your truly, <br />Mrs. Cannon<br />Your friend, <br />Mrs. Cannon<br />Love, <br />Mrs. Cannon<br />
  12. 12. Congratulations! Now you know how to write an informal letter! <br />Let me know if you have any questions! <br />

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