An example and template on how to write a formal letter.
Use this teaching resource to help coach your students on how to format a formal letter. This could be used for a writing unit or to write a letter for a project or class event.
This teaching resource includes:
- Example poster
- Layout example
- One page template
- Beginning page template
- Middle page template
- End page template
NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses an increasing range of skills, strategies and knowledge to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on increasingly challenging topics in different media and technologies
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand that paragraphs are a key organisational feature of written textsElaborationsnoticing how longer texts are organised into paragraphs, each beginning with a topic sentence/paragraph opener which predicts how the paragraph will develop and i...
Understand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audienceElaborationsbecoming familiar with the typical stages and language features of such text types as: simple narrative,...
Understand how texts vary in purpose, structure and topic as well as the degree of formalityElaborationsbecoming familiar with the typical stages and language features of such text types as: narrative, procedure, exposition, explanation, discussion a...
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Editable Word versions have been added so teachers can adjust the images and text to best suit the needs of their students.
Addition by Paul (Teach Starter) Jan 26th, 2020
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