Lesson: Parts of the Letter Prepared by: T. Myra A. Alontaga
-The completeness of the idea the sender would like to persuade including the details are upon the completeness of the parts of the letter.
Write an acrostic about writing a letter ( invitation letter, excuse letter, business letter). It is either in a phrase form or only a word. See to it that your words must have a coherence from first to last to have unity.
Why is it important that we should know how to write a letter (formal or informal)?
What is the use of the letter in our modern era?
Is it still accessible to our generation?
What do we need to know before we can write a complete letter?
B. Building Up:
Don’t you know that:
-Letter is like a human body, it is not be called as a complete body if one part is missing. Letter has a part also that plays a complete role to communicate to the reader. Same to human body, letter has a part to be completed so that it can function well.
*The teacher will post the parts of the human body in the left side, and the parts of the letter in the right side. The students are asked to give the similarities and difference between the two pictures. Furthermore, the teacher asks the students to give their insights about the topic being presented.
*AFTER THE INTERACTION, THE TEACHER WILL FOCUS ON THE PARTS OF THE LETTER
PARTS OF THE LETTER
( Address and Date) HEADING - _____________________
_________________, SALUTATION ( Greetings)
*Why there is a need to know the parts of the letter?
*What is the role of the parts of the letter in writing a letter?
*What is a letter according to dictionary, encyclopedia and to you?
-Then, the teacher will discuss the different types or kinds of letter (invitation letter, business letter, excuse letter, friendly letter). And she will give one sample in each kind.
A.Directions: There are some errors in this letter. Spot the errors in capitalization and punctuation. Rewrite the letter correctly in the space provided.
August 4, 2003
49 Barangka Drive
Mandaluyong, Metro Manila
hi! our school will hold our science week on august 9-12. mr. Santos, our science teacher has planned several Activities. michael, our club president will bring his pet dog named cham. Bernadette will bring a dog Cage. Bobby my Best friend will bring dutchess, his cat.
According to emma, one of the club officers a song entitled “pet’s world” will be played during the animal Show.
dr. ocampo will be the guest of honor.
The students will have a practice in making the different kinds of letter. They need to make one sample in each kind (based on the discussion of the teacher). They need to write their draft on a sheet of paper for checking. After that, if everything is correct they need to write their final paper on a short bond paper.