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Letter-Writing : Informal letter

CATEGORY 4 3 2 1
Content The letter The letter The letter The letter lacks
contains proper contains some contains a few proper
descriptions proper proper descriptions
about the topic. descriptions descriptions about the topic.
about the topic. about the topic.

Sentences & Sentences and All sentences Most sentences Many sentence
Paragraphs paragraphs are are complete are complete fragments or
complete, well- and well- and well- run-on
constructed and constructed (no constructed. sentences OR
of varied fragments, no Paragraphing paragraphing
structure. run-ons). needs some needs lots of
Paragraphing is work. work.
generally done
well.
Grammar & Writer makes no Writer makes Writer makes Writer makes
spelling errors in couple of errors some errors in many errors in
grammar or in grammar grammar and/or grammar and/or
(conventions) spelling. and/or spelling. spelling spelling.

Format Complies with Complies with Complies with Complies with


all the almost all the several of the less than 75% of
requirements for requirements for requirements for the
a friendly letter. a friendly letter. a friendly letter. requirements for
a friendly letter.

Salutation Salutation and Salutation and Salutation and Salutation


and Closing closing have no closing have 1-2 closing have 3 and/or closing
errors in errors in or more errors in are missing.
capitalization capitalization capitalization
and and punctuation. and punctuation.
punctuation.