The Handwork teacher

I am a mother to two beautiful girls and I teach Handwork and Fine Arts in our local waldorf charter school in Arizona.

Monday, March 10, 2008

Formal letter writing for the 8th grade....a lost art!

· Return Address.

Our School Address here


· Address.

The Honorable Janet Napolitano
Governor of Arizona
1700 West Washington
Phoenix, Arizona 85007



· Greeting.

Always address your letter to a specific person. Capitalize the beginning letter in a sentence. Use commas and periods in a sentence.


Example:

Janet Napolitano:

· Body.

Indent to start paragraph

Two average-length paragraphs should make up this section. In the first paragraph, ask your Governor how they are doing and convey your enthusiasm about corresponding with them. Leave a line between paragraphs. In the second paragraph, briefly talk about the global warming and how you feel more trees in Arizona could help reduce green house gases in our state.

· Last paragraph. Thank the reader for taking the time to read your letter and tell the reader that you look forward to hearing from her soon.

· Close.: Sincerely, Yours truly , Sincerely yours, or Cordially. four returns. On the next line Sign your first and last name


Example:

Sincerely.

Signature

James Brown

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