Grade 3 Writing - Writing Letters, Narratives and Persuasive Writing
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Grade 3 Writing - Writing Letters, Narratives and Persuasive Writing

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Formal letter writing is when writing seriously to businesses or companies. Letter writing is still an important skill even though we all send emails nowadays.

Because formal letters are less common than ever, you might think it's not worth playing this quiz or learning how to write formally. You will regret this when it comes to applying for jobs - most large reputable companies still choose interviewees based not only on a CV, but also the formal letter attached with it.

What should you include in a narrative or short story?
Characters are a part of the narrative or short story
What should you include in a piece of informative writing?
How you feel about the topic
A problem
An informative piece of writing will include definitions
What should you include in an opinion piece?
A solution
An opinion piece will have your opinion in it and reasons to support it
How will a piece of informative writing look?
In paragraphs
A few sentences
One big paragraph
An informative writing piece will have several paragraphs
What does the abbreviation 'RSVP' mean?
Please don't reply
Please reply
You may reply by free post
Please use the return envelope
RSVP stands for a French phrase, 'répondez, s'il vous plaît': which means 'please reply'. The person sending you the invitation requires you to tell them whether you wish to accept or decline the invitation to an event, e.g. a wedding. Etiquette demands that you reply!
What would be included in the first sentence in an opinion piece?
Many reasons
Linking words
Your opinion
The opinion should be near the first part of an opinion piece
What is included in a narrative or short story writing?
Narrative writing or short stories will include a plot
What salutation would you use to greet Mrs. Mary Jones?
Dear Mary Jones,
Dear Madam Jones,
Dear Mrs. Jones,
Dear Mrs. Mary Jones,
If you know the person's surname, use it without the first name. If you didn't know the person's name you would write 'Dear Sir' or 'Dear Madam'
What subscription would you use to end your letter to Mrs. Mary Jones?
Yours Sincerely,
Yours sincerely,
Yours faithfully,
Yours Faithfully,
This would be followed directly underneath by your signature, and underneath that: your name enclosed in brackets. DON'T spell 'sincerely' wrongly! If you didn't know the person's name, you would write 'Yours faithfully'
What is included in an informative writing piece?
Facts are often included in an informative writing piece
Author:  Amy Flanders

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