A set of worksheets with answers with 6 sessions on teaching and learning resources of formal letter writing based on New Bloom’s Taxonomy.
After completing this unit students will be able to:
SESSION 1 - REMEMBERING: Recognise and retrieve the key elements of a formal letter.
SESSION 2 - UNDERSTANDING: Interpret and classify the authorial techniques in a formal letter.
SESSION 3 - APPLYING: Implement and execute formal letter writing techniques.
SESSION 4 - ANALYSING: Explore and demonstrate the knowledge of formal letters in writing.
SESSION 5 - EVALUATING: Check and critique a sample formal letter.
SESSION 6 - CREATING: Compose and produce the final formal letter.
This download includes:
EXERCISE 1: Find, list and label the structure and features of a formal letter.
EXERCISE 2: Explain the use of the language, the vocabulary and the impact of it in a formal letter.
EXERCISE 3: Use a planning frame to arrange a sample formal letter.
EXERCISE 4: Use the template to organise a draft of a sample formal letter.
EXERCISE 5: Use the checklist and the rubric to evaluate each other’s work.
EXERCISE 6: Use the PQP and TAG technique to peer-review each other’s work with constructive feedback.
EXERCISE 7: Integrate the feedback and write a formal letter.
EXERCISE 8 - Write a letter to people unknown following the FORMAL LETTER FORMAT.
EXERCISE 9 - Answer the given questions to demonstrate your knowledge of the formal letter on Kahoot.
EXERCISE 10: Use Letter Generator to write a letter to your Class Teacher telling him/her how you spent your holidays.
EXERCISE 11: Letters of Persuasion
EXERCISE 12: Letters of Request
EXERCISE 13: Letters of Complaints and Responses
EXERCISE 14: Letters of Social Business
Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:
To challenge early finishers
For effective tutoring
As ESL stations and sub tubs
As holiday work and homework
For small group collaborations
For an end of unit assessments
For reinforcement and enrichment