Lesson 7 - Email Etiquette 2

Y7 Digital Literacy
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ComputingLower Secondary (Key Stage 3)

This lesson contains 11 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

time-iconLesson duration is: 50 min

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Y7 Digital Literacy

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Answer the questions in the box below, then start typing practice:
1. What is an email?
2. Why might you send an email?

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  • A message distributed by electronic means
  • To one or more recipients
  • Equivalent of a letter

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Email Structure
Do you know the structure of a formal email?

Let's have a go matching the key elements of an email to the example on the next slide.

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Message Body
sign off
concluding sentence
Recipent address

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  • Have a clear Subject
  • Have a professional salutation (not hey, yo, hiya etc)
  • Proofread your email before you send it 
  • Use it as you would use a letter

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  • Treat email like social media messaging !
  • Write too much.  Be precise and brief
  • Use slang/humour as it can be lost in reading

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Other considerations
When you know the person:
  • Use either first name or 
  • Ms or Mr using surname 
  • Start your message with a positive (eg I hope you are well)
When you don't know them:
  • Use Dear Sir/Madam
  • Start the email with who you are (My name is.....)

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Let's look at your email
Using Office 365 - Outlook
TEACHER DEMO of composing an email using professional standards.

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Your Turn
Reply to my email with answers to the following questions. 
Use the key features of a good email when replying. 
Write in full sentences. The 10 best emails will receive a Green Flag

  1. What is your name?
  2. What is your favourite food to eat? Why is it so good?
  3. Name two people are your friends.

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