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Writing a Formal Letter 
The letter you are writing to the development team should be written in a formal tone, avoid using abbreviations and slang language and write precisely with a direct message.
Rubric Code: W224A43
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Subject: English  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: 6-8


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  Exemplary

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Developed

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Developing

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Needs Improvement

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Format

Exemplary

1.Sender’s Details/Address: name, job title, address, and contact details.
2.Date:
3.Receiver’s Details/Address: name, position and address of the receiver.
4.Salutation
5.Body Of The Letter:
Paragraph 1: Introduce yourself and the purpose of writing this letter.
Paragraph 2: Now explain the reason in detail.
Paragraph 3: Conclude the letter.
6.Complimentary Closing (yours sincerely, yours faithfully, etc.),
7. Signature
Developed

One of the following parts is incorrectly formatted: 1.Sender’s Details/Address: name, job title, address, and contact details.
2.Date:
3.Receiver’s Details/Address: name, position and address of the receiver.
4.Salutation
5.Body Of The Letter:
Paragraph 1: Introduce yourself and the purpose of writing this letter.
Paragraph 2: Now explain the reason in detail.
Paragraph 3: Conclude the letter.
6.Complimentary Closing (yours sincerely, yours faithfully, etc.),
7. Signature
Developing

Two of the following parts are incorrectly formatted:
1.Sender’s Details/Address: name, job title, address, and contact details.
2.Date:
3.Receiver’s Details/Address: name, position and address of the receiver.
4.Salutation
5.Body Of The Letter:
Paragraph 1: Introduce yourself and the purpose of writing this letter.
Paragraph 2: Now explain the reason in detail.
Paragraph 3: Conclude the letter.
6.Complimentary Closing (yours sincerely, yours faithfully, etc.),
7. Signature
Needs Improvement

Three of the following parts are incorrectly formatted: 1.Sender’s Details/Address: name, job title, address, and contact details.
2.Date:
3.Receiver’s Details/Address: name, position and address of the receiver.
4.Salutation
5.Body Of The Letter:
Paragraph 1: Introduce yourself and the purpose of writing this letter.
Paragraph 2: Now explain the reason in detail.
Paragraph 3: Conclude the letter.
6.Complimentary Closing (yours sincerely, yours faithfully, etc.),
7. Signature
Body (Content)

Exemplary

Body includes at least three complete paragraphs. A direct purpose is clearly stated and conveyed to the reader.
Developed

Missing one component from the following: at least three complete paragraphs, directly stated purpose
Developing

Missing two components from the following: at least three complete paragraphs,
directly stated purpose
Needs Improvement

Missing three or more components from the following: at least three complete paragraphs,
directly stated purpose
Conventions

Exemplary

Grammar, spelling, and punctuation are correct.
Developed

Grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors are minimal (<2 errors).
Developing

Several errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation (>2 errors).
Needs Improvement

Many errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation (>4 errors).
Language/Audience

Language is formal and appropriate.

Exemplary

The language is appropriate for the audience.
Developed

One word is not appropriate for the audience (slang or abbreviations).
Developing

Two words are not appropriate for the audience (slang or abbreviations).
Needs Improvement

More than three words are not appropriate for the audience(slang or abbreviations).
Conciseness

Exemplary

The letter is free of redundant and/or superfluous wording.
Developed

The letter contains no more than two cases of redundant and/or superflous wording.
Developing

The letter contains more more than two cases of redundant and/or superflous wording, but they do not distract from the message.
Needs Improvement

The letter contains so much redundant and/or superfluous information that the message is weakened.



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