Friendly Letter Checklist
The Friendly Letter
___________Message considers what the reader might like to know.
___________Message has a friendly tone.
___________Ideas are written in a logical sequence.
___________Message includes interesting details.
___________The letter is written with “good, interesting, complex” sentences—not short choppy sentences.
___________The letter includes all five parts (heading, greeting/salutation, body, closing, signature, and postscript if desired.
___________The salutation (hi, dear) and the closing (your friend, love, miss you) are informal.
___________The letter is checked for correct spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and legibility.