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Writing a Friendly, Personal Letter Poster

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1 page (PDF)|Suitable for Grades: 3 - 6

An educational poster showing students how to lay out a personal letter.

This poster highlights the different parts of a personal letter and give students a visual reference when planning and writing friendly letters.

  1. Heading – Your name and address.
  2. Date – The date you wrote your letter on.
  3. Greeting – Your hello.
  4. Content – What you want to say and the reason why you are writing.
  5. Closing – The way you want to end your letter.
  6. Signature – Sign your name.
  7. PS (Postscript) –  Found at the end of a letter. You can put anything you forgot to say here.
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Yes, I agree with Lisa above.
Any ideas for email formats would be appreciated.

Deidre Mckenna · Sep 11th, 2018

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Kristian · Sep 19th, 2018

I would like more resources to teach letter writing. Templates and lesson ideas for variation!

Lisa E · Nov 30th, 2017

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Scott (Teach Starter) · Jan 10th, 2018

This is amazing! Can you please make these for all text types so show students all of the elements used? Thanks 🙂

Emily · Nov 15th, 2014

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