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Assignment

Writing a Business Letter (K&U)


Your assignment is to write a letter of complaint or a thank you letter to a business based on a real life situation that you or your family have
experienced or make up an experience of your own. You are to create this Business Letter from a blank document and ensure that it contains all
of the required information as well as an introductory paragraph, body, and a concluding paragraph. Save the document to your !" as #your last
name business letter$ and place a copy of it in the proper hand%in folder. &hen you are finished, 'rint your letter and submit it with this rubric for
marking.
Assessment Rubric
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1 2 3 4
Practical Application of
Word Processing Skills
Use of proper
template & format
line spacing; font
2
The writer demonstrates few of
the application skills outlined in
the assignment.
The writer demonstrates some of
the application skills outlined in
the assignment.
The writer demonstrates most of the
application skills outlined in the
assignment.
The writer demonstrates all of the
application skills/functions
outlined in the assignment.
Organization and
Form
-eturn address
.ate
/nside address
Sub0ect line
1reeting
closing
Signature line
&riter2s initials
5
The writer demonstrates lack of
understanding of the correct form
for a business letter.
The letter lacks two or more
essential parts.
The writer shows a vague
understanding of correct forms.
However a business letter ma!
lack an essential part/s; the header
of the memo ma! lack one of its
lines but the form will otherwise
be correct.
The writer uses the correct form for
a business letter and omits onl!
minor elements. " business
letter contains the si# essential
parts$ heading inside address
salutation bod! closing and
signature; it has no salutation
closing or signature
The writer uses the correct and
complete form for a business
letter. " business letter contains
the si# essential parts$ heading
inside address salutation bod!
closing and signature.
Elements of Practical /
Business Writing
/ntro. paragraph
Body
3oncluding
paragraph
5
%ost parts of the letter are
incomplete or incorrect. The
writer does not state the purpose
for writing.
The writer does not use formal
language or else uses it
inconsistentl!. &mportant or
essential details are omitted.
%ore than one part of the letter
ma! be incomplete or incorrect.
The writer states the purpose of the
writing but not necessaril! at the
beginning. The level of language is
inappropriate; it ma! contain
slang or other informal e#amples.
'ne or more important details ma!
be missing.
'ne part of the letter ma! be
incomplete or incorrect. The writer
states the purpose of the letter. The
bod! contains courteous formal
language and all the necessar!
details.
(ach part is complete and correct.
The writer briefl! but clearl!
states the purpose of the letter.
The bod! contains courteous
formal language and all the
details that the audience will
need. There are no e#traneous
details.
Grammar, Usage,
ec!anics, and
Spelling
2
The letter is difficult to
understand because of errors in
mechanics usage
grammar or spelling.
There are several errors in
mechanics usage grammar or
spelling. )ome hinder
comprehension.
There are minor errors in
mechanics usage grammar or
spelling.
There are few or no errors in
mechanics usage grammar or
spelling.
Effecti"e Use of #lass
$ime/et deadline
*
Used class time poorl! and failed
to meet deadline.
+as sometimes distracted and
failed to meet deadline.
+as usuall! on task; ma! not have
met deadline.
Used class time effectivel! and
submitted on time.
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