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Writing Friendly Letters. A Write On Activity. Friendly letters have five parts:. The Heading  The Salutation (greeting)  The Body  The Closing The Signature. Heading. The Heading.

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Writing friendly letters

Writing Friendly Letters

A Write On Activity


Friendly letters have five parts

Friendly letters have five parts:

  • The Heading

  •  The Salutation (greeting)

  •  The Body 

  • The Closing

  • The Signature


The heading

Heading

The Heading

  • The heading can include your address and the date.  In casual, friendly letters your address is not necessary. (single spaced)

508 Bluebird Street

Clarksville, Ohio

January 5, 2004


The salutation greeting

Greeting

The Salutation (greeting)

  • Dear_________.  The blank is for the name of the person you are writing.  After you write the person's name you put a comma ( , ). (Double spaced after address)

508 Bluebird Street

Clarksville, Ohio

January 5, 2004

Dear Susan,


The body

Body

The Body

  • The body of the letter is the information you are writing in your letter. (Double-spaced after heading; single spaced paragraphs)

508 Bluebird Street

Clarksville, Ohio

January 5, 2004

Dear Susan,

I hope you will be able to come and visit next month. We are planning a special visit to the museum. My mom will call your mom later this week to make all arrangements. Be sure to bring your swimsuit when you come! We’re planning an afternoon trip to the lake.


The closing

Closing

The Closing

  • The Closing:  In the closing the first word is capitalized and you put a comma after the last word.  (Double-spaced after last paragraph)

    Some examples of closings are: Sincerely, Your friend, Love, Very truly yours,

508 Bluebird Street

Clarksville, Ohio

January 5, 2004

Dear Susan,

I hope you will be able to come and visit next month. We are planning a special visit to the museum. My mom will call your mom later this week to make all arrangements. Be sure to bring your swimsuit when you come! We’re planning an afternoon trip to the lake.

Your friend,


Your signature

Signature

Your Signature

  • This is your name. It goes under the closing. (Double-spaced after closing.)

508 Bluebird Street

Clarksville, Ohio

January 5, 2004

Dear Susan,

I hope you will be able to come and visit next month. We are planning a special visit to the museum. My mom will call your mom later this week to make all arrangements. Be sure to bring your swimsuit when you come! We’re planning an afternoon trip to the lake.

Your friend,

Allison


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