Writing a Friendly Letter Understanding the five parts
Five Parts of a Friendly Letter • Heading • Greeting • Body • Closing • Signature
Heading • The heading includes the writer’saddress and the date. 120 Tulip Street San Diego, CA 92105 December 5, 2005
Greeting • The greeting in a letter is the writer’s way of saying “hello”. Dear Grandpa,
Body • The body of the letter contains the message the writer wants to send. I am writing to thank you for my birthday present. I love my new paint set. When I grow up I want to be an artist.
Closing • The closing in a letter is the writer’s way of saying “goodbye”. Love always,
Signature • The final part of a letter is the signature. The writer’s name is written in cursive as the signature. Guadalupe