Always remember

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You are entering the Great Poetry Competition. You want to tell your penpal about the competition.

Your pen-pal, Jenny

• A friendly letter • Informal tone

1) Openi ng 2) Body 3) Closing

Opening
1) Address your audience

Dear Tommy, Dear friends,

Opening
2) Begin your letter with these phrases:

• • • •

How are you? I hope you are doing well in school. I am very excited as the school holidays are here again! What have you been doing?

Opening
3) State PURPOSE of the letter

Body
1) Talk about the points mentioned in question • • • • • • Who is holding the poetry competition What you stand to win Different types of poems allowed Who can take part What are the conditions How you feel about the competition

Body
• • • • Organise points into paragraphs Put related points in the same paragraph Use a variety of sentence structures Use the key words in the given poster

Closing
1) End your letter with these phrases

• I am really looking forward to winning a prize in the competition • I will write to you again soon. • I am going to write the poem now! • Wish me luck!

Closing
2) Signing off

Formal? Informal?

Closing
1) Signing off

• Regards, • From, • Your friend, • Love,

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