Proper friendly letter format. Format for a friendly or personal letter the following picture shows what a one page friendly or personal letter should look like. Write the date in month day year format. Parts of the book and why you liked it. The date should be left aligned just like the address directly above it.
The book you read and explain your purpose for writing. Dear so and so remember your comma introduction. It should be on the right side of the paper. The first paragraph of a friendly letter is usually warm and lighthearted.
The closing includes a short capitalized expression such as sincerely. 1234 any street your street address my town oh 45764 city state zip july 12 2007 current date dear john notice the use of a comma after the greeting introductory paragraph. This part is intended to get the person to want to continue reading and to give. The salutation gives the name of the person to whom the letter is addressed to.
Use the first few lines to say an extended hello tell a joke or reference the season. Its a way to set the tone of the letter letting the recipient know that whats to follow will be more friendly than businesslike or serious. Format for friendly letters see model and grading rubric for guidelines. Click your mouse pointer on any part of the picture for a description and example of that part.
When writing a business letter keep it simple and focused so the purpose of your letter is clear. Business letter format marlee90 istockphoto even though many communications are handled via email printed letters are still used for formal business correspondence. Usually the name of the person is preceded by the word respected. Write out the month in text but use numbers to write the day and year.
Use this paragraph to explain your purpose for writing. You will write a friendly letter to the author of the novel. If the name is not known the title of the person being addressed to is given like the manager. Use the first paragraph to introduce yourself.
After skipping a line you begin the body of your letter which is the main text of your letter. Writing a friendly or personal letter. Include the date directly below your address. Proper friendly letter format.
The horizontal lines represent lines of type. Type the date the letter was written or the date it was finished whichever you prefer. First line street number and street name second line town or city state and zip code third line the date greeting or salutation. Try to include at least 34 sentences.