A set of 10 worksheets with answers of 6 sessions on teaching and learning resources of informal 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 an informal letter.
SESSION 2 - UNDERSTANDING: Interpret and classify the authorial techniques in an informal letter.
SESSION 3 - APPLYING: Implement and execute informal letter writing techniques.
SESSION 4 - ANALYSING: Explore and demonstrate the knowledge of informal letters in writing.
SESSION 5 - EVALUATING: Check and critique a sample informal letter.
SESSION 6 - CREATING: Compose and produce the final informal letter.
This download includes:
EXERCISE 1: Find, list and label the structure and features of an informal letter.
EXERCISE 2: Explain the use of the language, the vocabulary and the impact of it in an informal letter.
EXERCISE 3: Use a planning frame to arrange a sample informal letter.
EXERCISE 4: Use the writing organiser to organise a draft of a sample informal 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 with constructive feedback.
EXERCISE 7: Use a prompt, integrate the feedback and write an informal letter.
EXERCISE 8 - Write a letter to people known following the INFORMAL LETTER FORMAT.
EXERCISE 9 - Answer the given questions to demonstrate your knowledge of the informal letter.
EXERCISE 10: Letters to favourite persons, friends and relatives.
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