Wt/L2.4

Use format and structure to organise writing for different purposes
(a) Understand which format, structure and layout are best for which sort of task, e.g. a table to organise information for reference or comparison, numbered points to separate stages in a process, paragraphs to develop an argument
(b) Understand that some forms of writing follow standard formats and structures, e.g. memos, business letters, reports, meeting agendas or minutes
(c) Understand that some forms of writing follow certain conventions, e.g. poetry, plays, dialogue in a story

Handy one page handout with all the information you need regarding setting out a formal letter.

Level
L2
English
Wt/L2.4

Letters presentation is a great way to introduce formal and informal letter writing. Takes you through the purpose and style of informal/formal letters and then gives a detailed example of a formal letter of complaint. Final slide has an excellent set of follow-up exercises.

Level
L1
L2
English
Wt/L1.5
Wt/L2.4
Wt/L1.4
Wt/L2.5

A super idea for writing informal and formal letters (a writing frame is provided for the formal letter).

Level
L2
English
Wt/L2.1
Wt/L2.2
Wt/L2.3
Wt/L2.4
Wt/L2.7
Wt/L2.5
Wt/L2.6
Context
Animal care, farming & equine

Take a detailed look at the purpose, intended audience and language of letters. Fill-in worksheet, teachers’ notes, follow up ideas. Use as preparation for individual letter writing (see ‘letter writing ideas’ below).

Level
L2
L1
E3
English
Wt/L2.5
Wt/L2.4
Wt/L1.5
Wt/L1.4
Rt/L2.2
Rt/L1.2
Rt/E3.2