Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Informal Letter Writing

Letter writing ks2
by

Melanie Crabtree

on 14 July 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Informal Letter Writing

Informal Letter Writing
To who and why do you usually write informal letters to?
friends
family
&
Have you ever received a hand written letter?
How did it make you feel?
Did you keep the letter?
Did you share it with anyone?
Did you write back?
Have you ever re-read the letter?
You have been learning about Chembakolli. What can you tell me you?

The Oaks Community Primary School,
Ellesmere Port,
Cheshire,
CH65 9EX
Address
_______________
_______________
_______________
_______________
________________
_________,
Date
14th July 2014
__________________________________
__________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_____________________________________
______________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
__________________________________
______________________________
________________________________________________________
_________,
_______
Hello Friend,
Opening
Introduce yourself
Why are your writing?

My name is ...
I am ... years old.
We have learnt all about where
you live and I would like to tell you
about where I live.
Closing paragraph
The closing often mention of how you feel about writing to them:
End with a friendly statement.
You may want to invite the reader to write back.
Don't forget to ask questions.
promises of staying in touch.
Sign off
Warm regards,
Hope to hear soon,
With love,
Kind regards,
Best wishes,
All the best,
Bye for now,
QUESTION 2:
You are to write to 200-300 words.
Total marks for this part: 30 marks (15 for Task Fulfillment and 15 for Language)

You just received a letter from an old friend asking for news about the new town you moved into. Write a letter to your friend talking about:

Your new town
Your new school
The friends that you made

Use continuous English and appropriate style, making sure you cover all three points.
INSTRUCTIONS
You are given one envelope per group.
DO NOT OPEN THEM YET.
Read the question together shown later.
With your group members, try and rearrage the contents of the envelope to present a letter, fulfulling the task in the questions.
Do this under 5 minutes.
QUESTION 3:
You are to write to 200-300 words.
Total marks for this part: 30 marks (15 for Task Fulfillment and 15 for Language)

Your friend just moved to England to further his studies. As you have not heard from him since, write a letter to your friend telling him about:

A teacher you both know
Your plans for the school holidays
A new classmate

Use continuous English and appropriate style, making sure you cover all three points.
Learning Objectives
To be able to write an informal letter describing what life is like at The Oaks.
To be able to identify the features of an informal letter.

Success Criteria
MUST
write in your neatest handwriting and use the features of an informal letter.
SHOULD
be structuring your ideas in paragraphs.
COULD
be using sophisticated sentences openers and subordinating conjunctions.
(We have assembly at precisely..., When I walk down the hall..., As I play outside...)

In pairs look at the different types of letters.
Can you sort the letters into
informal and formal?
Informal letters are written to friends or family.

They use chatty and colloquial language.

Writing in a similar style to how you speak.
Formal Letters are written in a professional language.

They are written to businesses, schools or any professional.

MUST
be able to sort the letters into formal and informal.
SHOULD
be able to identify the purpose of the letter.
COULD
identify and analyse the various features.

You are going to write an informal letter to a friend in Chembakolli.

You are going to tell your friend all about life at the Oaks.
Very descriptive
Excellent handwriting
Adjectives
Super spellings
Lots of questions
Informal language
Needs more questions
Forgotten address
Check spellings
More paragraphs
More detail
Full transcript