Writing a Friendly Letter Objective вЂў Today you will write a letter to a friend. вЂў You will invite your friend to come over and play a game with you. In Your Letter You Will: вЂў Invite your friend over to your home to play a game. вЂў Explain the game to your friend, including what is needed and how you play. вЂў Write your letter in the friendly letter format. What Is Needed in a Friendly Letter? вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў Friendly Letter Format Return address Date Greeting Body Closing Signature To Begin Writing: 1. Write your home address in the top right corner. 2. Write the date underneath your return address. 3. Write the greeting along the left margin, a few lines beneath the date. (Dear _____) Write the Body: Do you like to play ______ games? (insert a type of game: video games, board games, baseball games.) I enjoy a game called ______. In the Body of the Letter: вЂў How do you play? How does the game start? How do you win? вЂў What do you need to play? Do you need a ball, a rope, or a television to play? вЂў How many people do you need to play? Can you play by yourself? To Finish the Body of the Letter: вЂў At the end of the body, ask your friend one last question. вЂў Would you like to play ________ with me? (write the name of the game you described in the letter) To Close Your Letter: вЂў Go down a few lines after your body and in the center of the page write the closing which is Your Friend, вЂў Underneath your closing, sign or write your name. Now You Are Finished with Your Letter!