Friendly Letters Language Arts/English
Objectives • In this PowerPoint you will be learning: • What Friendly Letters Are • Why People Write Friendly Letters • The Parts of a Friendly Letter
Friendly Letters • What are friendly letters? • Friendly letters are pieces of informal writings strictly to friends or family members. • Who do we write friendly letters to? • Friends • Parents • Grandparents • Cousins
Friendly Letters • What are the Parts of Friendly Letters? • Heading • Greeting • Body • Closing • Signature
Friendly Letters Your Name 13343 E US 224 Attica, OH 44807 October 29, 2011 HEADING • Part 1: Heading • What is the Heading? • This is the first part of a letter. • It includes the writer’sname, address and date. • Where is the Heading located? • The heading is located in the upper right side of your paper. • It also appears in the corner.
Friendly Letters 13343 E US 224 Attica, OH 44807 October 29, 2011 HEADING • Part 2: Greeting • What is the greeting? • The greeting is the word or phrase that begins the friendly letter. • It has a comma after the word or phrase. • It appears on the left side of your paper, and beneath the heading. • What are examples of greetings? • Dear, • Dearest, • Hello, • Hi, Dear Students, GREETING
Friendly Letters • Part 3: Body • What is the Body? • This is where you write the content of your letter. • You will skip a line beneath the heading before starting the body of your letter. • Make sure you indent when starting new paragraphs. • What do you include in the body of a friendly letter? • In this part of the letter you write what you would like to tell the person you are writing to. • Share a recent experience. • Congratulate your friend. • Ask for advice.
Friendly Letter 13343 E US 224 Attica, OH 44807 October 29, 2011 HEADING • Part 4: Closing • What is the closing? • The closing ends the letter. • It is a short word or phrase, and only the first word is capitalized. • There is a comma after the word or phrase. • It is located under the heading at the bottom of your letter. • What are some examples of closing? • Yours truly, • Sincerely, • Your friend, • Love, Sincerely, CLOSING
Friendly Letters • Part 5: Signature • What is the Signature? • The signature part of the friendly letter appears underneath the closing. • You will sign you name. CLOSING Sincerely, Miss Turek SIGNATURE
Ticket To Go • What are the 5 parts of friendly letters? • Who do you write friendly letters to? • What are friendly letters?