Types of Letters
Salu-what?
Style and Rhetoric
Formatting
Descriptive Writing
100

the type of letter used to express gratitude

What is a thank-you note?

100

the fancy word for "greeting"

What is "salutations"?

100

the style of writing that convinces someone to do something

What is persuasive writing?

100

the words that go in the top-left corner of the envelope

What is the return address?

100

the five senses

What are sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch?

200

the type of letter used to make a public statement, normally sent to a newspaper for publication

What is a letter to the editor?

200
any formal salutation

What is dear, to whom it may concern, hello

200

the rhetorical device that appeals to readers' brains/logic/smarts

What is logos?

200

this part of the letter goes at the bottom, usually centered

What is the closing?

200

if expository writing is "telling" your reader something, this is what descriptive writing is

What is "showing" your reader something?

300

a category of letters that are more casual; these letters are normally being sent to friends

What are informal letters?

300

any informal salutation

What is hey, yo, 'sup, hiiiiiiii
300
the rhetorical device that appeals to readers' emotions/hearts

What is pathos?

300

this goes in the top-right corner of your letter

What is the date?

300

the sensation evoked with this sentence: "The light streaming through the window warmed the sleeping cat's soft fur."

What is touch/feel?

400

a category of letters that require more attention to formatting; usually going to adults or people you don't know

What are formal letters?

400
these two things MUST go after the salutation

What are punctuation and a line break?

400

the style of writing that focuses on the five senses

What is descriptive writing?

400

you want to make sure you have the right amount of this stuck to your envelope

What is postage?

400

the sensation evoked with this sentence: "We held our noses to avoid the scent of the rancid garbage."

What is smell?

500

the type of letter addressed to a certain person but published for all to read

What is an open letter?

500

this punctuation mark is the most common mark used after the salutation

What is a comma?

500

the rhetorical device that appeals to readers' desire for a trustworthy speaker

What is ethos?

500

BONUS: this optional part of the letter goes at the very end and means "post script"

What is the P.S.?

500

the sensation evoked by this sentence: "The labrador, sweet and smooth, was the color of milk chocolate."

What is sight OR taste?

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