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How To Write A Friendly Letter

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Whitney Miller 


Nathaniel H. Stephens, 

Alexander City Schools


This lesson explains the 5 parts of friendly letter. Students will be able to identify the five parts of a friendly letter which include: the heading, greeting, body, closing, signature. Students will also learn a hands-on way to remember the aspects of a friendly letter based on using different body parts.

Length: 03:52

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Writing Friendly Letters

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

ELA2015 (3)
29. Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories. [W.3.8]
ELA2015 (3)
38. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. [L.3.2]
a. Capitalize appropriate words in titles. [L.3.2a]
b. Use commas in addresses. [L.3.2b]
c. Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue. [L.3.2c]
d. Form and use possessives. [L.3.2d]
e. Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness). [L.3.2e]
f. Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words. [L.3.2f]
g. Write legibily in cursive. (Alabama)
h. Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings. [L.3.2g]

National/Other Standards:

NL-ENG.K-12.5, NL-ENG.K-12.6


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