Writing personal letters, postcards, emails & messages

Challenge reference: 4892

Notional learning hours  20
Level WTE1
Subject area
Learning aim

The learner will identify some of the key features of personal letters, postcards, emails and messages and apply these in their own writing.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Listen and respond to texts in this genre.

  2. Create a short, simple personal letter, postcard, email or message.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Listen to four texts from these text types: personal letters, postcards, emails, messages
    • Express preferences about each text
    • Talk about a significant event prior to writing
    • Choose a format to write in from; a letter; postcard; email or message
    • Begin to write in simple sentences using initial letter sounds and known words
    • Experiment with capital letters and full stops
    • Express an opinion, preference and or feeling
    • Write about a significant event in the chosen format