Proper friendly letter format. When writing a business letter keep it simple and focused so the purpose of your letter is clear. The closing includes a short capitalized expression such as sincerely. Indent for each new paragraph. 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.
The salutation gives the name of the person to whom the letter is addressed to. It should be on the right side of the paper. Dear so and so remember your comma introduction. First line street number and street name second line town or city state and zip code third line the date greeting or salutation.
Usually the name of the person is preceded by the word respected. If the name is not known the title of the person being addressed to is given like the manager. Click your mouse pointer on any part of the picture for a description and example of that part. Format for friendly letters see model and grading rubric for guidelines.
Include the date directly below your address. Use this paragraph to explain your purpose for writing. The first paragraph of a friendly letter is usually warm and lighthearted. The horizontal lines represent lines of type.
Type the date the letter was written or the date it was finished whichever you prefer. You will write a friendly letter to the author of the novel. This part is intended to get the person to want to continue reading and to give. Format for a friendly or personal letter the following picture shows what a one page friendly or personal letter should look like.
Parts of the book and why you liked it. Write out the month in text but use numbers to write the day and year. 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. Proper friendly letter format.
1 your address all that is needed is your street address on the first line and the city state and zip on the second line. Write the date in month day year format. Use the first few lines to say an extended hello tell a joke or reference the season. Use the first paragraph to introduce yourself.
Writing a friendly or personal letter. Not needed if the letter is printed on paper with a letterhead already on it 2 date put the date on which the letter was written in the format month day year eg. The book you read and explain your purpose for writing. The date should be left aligned just like the address directly above it.