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Friendly letter

  1. 1. COMMASIn A Friendly Letter
  2. 2. WHERE DO COMMAS BELONG? In the heading In the greeting In the body In the closing
  3. 3. SAMPLE FRIENDLY LETTER
  4. 4. HEADING The heading includes the name and address of the person writing the letter as well as the date the letter is written. Use commas as you would with dates and addresses The comma goes after the city and before the state The comma goes after the day and before the year
  5. 5. GREETING Use a comma after the greeting and the person’s name to whom you are addressing the letter.
  6. 6. IN THE BODY Remember to use commas as you normally would in a series and to connect compound sentences.
  7. 7. IN THE CLOSING Use a comma after the closing The closing is a short expression that is always a few words on a single line, and it ends in a comma
  8. 8. NOW YOUR TURN! You will write a friendly letter to a relative. If you want a greater challenge, imagine that you are either a factory worker or a slave in the Civil War. Write a letter to your relative who is on the other side of the war. If you are a factory worker, write to your Confederate relative. If you are a slave, write to your Union relative. Include commas in all the right places. That means to use commas in the heading, greeting, body, and the closing.

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