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English Language Arts 9. LA9U3L5b “Short Stories”. Agenda for the Day. Midterm….What went well….what did not. Some tips for next time. Examples Any Questions?. Envelope. What is wrong here? Canada 40 Cents Kim Green P.O. Box 123

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english language arts 9

English Language Arts 9

LA9U3L5b“Short Stories”

agenda for the day
Agenda for the Day
  • Midterm….What went well….what did not. Some tips for next time.
  • Examples

Any Questions?


What is wrong here?


40 Cents

Kim Green

P.O. Box 123

Westview, AB T8A 2E3

Attn: Robyn Thornton Hillcrest Job Center

927 Main Street Hillcrest, AB T7J 3E8

must be block





letter format
Letter Format

Dear Robin,

I am writing to you regarding the Playground Program Assistant position available. My name Is Kim Green and I am a Grade 9 student living in Westview. Recently I have completed the Babysitters and First Aid Courses. I am an experienced babysitter and have a positive attitude, I love working with children and creating different things to do for them each day.

Yours Truly,

Kim Green

February 22, 2005
  • Kim Green
  • P.O. Box 123
  • Westview, Alberta T8A 2E3
Kim Green
  • Westview, Alberta
  • P.O. Box 123
  • T8A 2E3
  • Jan. 27 2005
  • Robin Thornton
  • Hillcrest, Alberta
  • 927 Main Street
  • T7J 3E8
  • Dear Mr. Robin Thornton:
your turn
Your Turn…

In groups….look at the business letter question again! Decide with your group how to answer this question in the BEST way. What should you include that is necessary?

everyone must participate
Everyone MUST Participate!!

Everyone gets a different coloured highlighter colour (4 squares each). When you participate, you put your colour square on the bottom of the screen. You should shoot to present at least 4 ideas. You can participate more. I will be able to see who is participating and who is not!!

here is the question again
Here is the question again…
  • Applying for a Summer Job
  • Read about the situation below and complete the assignment that follows.
  • The Situation
  • Imagine that you are Kim Green, a Grade 9 student applying for one of the four jobs listed
  • below. Robin Thornton is the person at the Hillcrest Job Centre who processes the
  • applications for these jobs.
Summer Jobs Available
  • Volunteer Jobs
  • • Playground Program Assistant—assist with activities for seven- to ten-year old
  • children
  • • Senior Citizens’ Assistant—assist with the needs and activities of seniors in a
  • centre or in the community
Paid Jobs
  • • Fast Food Restaurant Employee—prepare food, serve customers, clear tables
  • • Landscaping Assistant—plant flowers and shrubs; cut and rake lawns
  • Assignment
  • Write a business letter to Robin Thornton in which you apply for the job you have selected. (Select only one job from the list above.)
  • When writing, be sure to
• identify the job for which you are applying
  • • explain what knowledge, skills, or experience you have that may be relevant to the job
  • • sign your letter Kim Green—do not sign your own name
  • • organize your thoughts appropriately in sentences and paragraphs
  • • use vocabulary that is appropriate and effective
what s coming up
What’s Coming Up?
  • Save the Moon for Kerdy Dickus

Any questions??