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Follow Customary Formats


Follow customary formats (e.g., Use salutation, closing, and signature for business letters, and format for memos). 0801.3.3

Links verified on 8/18/2014

  1. Business Letter: Block Form - from the University of Wisconsin - Madison Writing Center
  2. Business Letter: Indented Form - from the University of Wisconsin - Madison Writing Center
  3. Business Letter Format - a good handout to print for your students An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  4. Business Letter Format - from the Letter Writing Guide
  5. Business Letter Format Tips - business letters can be subdivided into two basic groups: the block format and various indented formats
  6. Business Letter Formats - basic guidelines for letters and memos
  7. How to Format a US Business Letter - The main formats for business letters in the US are called full block format and modified block format
  8. Sample Business Letter - this sample includes the formal components of full block business letters
  9. Use the Correct Business Letter Format - this guide even includes suggestions for paper, short memos, and business e-mail
  10. Writing the Basic Business Letter - this handout covers the parts of the basic business letter - from the OWL at Purdue

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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