DMD - Dear Mum and Dad intro

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DMD - Dear Mum and Dad intro

  1. 1. DMD A fun weekly activity that keeps your parents in touch with life in Smartia!!!But what does DMD stand for ???????
  2. 2. Dear Mum and Dad…!!! Getting any ideas yet ???!!
  3. 3. Each Friday, you will write aletter to your parents, tellingthem all about life in Smartia…Your parents will then havesome fun homework over theweekend …
  4. 4. … reading and replying to your letter!!! How cool is that ?! (they can write to you in English or their first language, if you want  )
  5. 5. More than just a “newspaperreporter” style where you onlymake a (boring) list of things youdid that week…Let them INSIDE your BRAIN… (what didyou think about… what questions were youasking yourself… etc.Let them INSIDE your HEART… (what wereyou feeling about something… WHY didyou like/dislike something… etc.)
  6. 6. It will be fun to watch your DMD book grow fuller and fuller over the year, just as you will grow as a writer as the year goes on… !!(as much as possible, bring the DMD book back every Monday - trainyour parents to reply to your letter )
  7. 7. Remember these important parts of a letter … Date ex. August 20, 2009 Dear Mum and Dad, (notice the comma !!!!) INDENT the first sentence by lining it up under the comma of “Dear Mum and Dad, INDENT the second paragraph end off with a CLOSING SALUTATION ex. Your friend, (notice the capital letter and comma !!!!) ex. Hugs and kisses,
  8. 8. ENJOY !!

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