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Explain the learning objective to the students and emphasize the importance of understanding the differences between formal and informal writing in English.

What do you already know about formal and informal writing in English?

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Engage the students by asking them to share their understanding of formal and informal writing. Use examples to illustrate the differences between the two.

Explain the purpose and importance of formal letters in various contexts. Provide examples of formal letters to familiarize students with the format and language used.

Highlight the key conventions for writing formal letters and explain the purpose of each element. Provide examples and encourage students to practice writing their own formal letters using the given conventions.

Explain the purpose and characteristics of informal letters. Discuss situations where informal letters are commonly used and encourage students to share their experiences with writing informal letters.

Introduce the conventions for writing informal letters and explain how they differ from formal letters. Provide examples and encourage students to practice writing their own informal letters using the given conventions.

Discuss common mistakes made in writing assignments, particularly in the context of formal and informal writing. Remind students of the importance of maintaining a formal tone and using appropriate language.

Provide the students with a set of sentences and ask them to identify whether each sentence represents formal or informal writing. Encourage them to discuss their answers with a partner to promote active engagement.

Provide a sample piece of writing that contains both formal and informal language. Ask students to identify and correct the mistakes to reinforce their understanding of the differences and conventions for formal and informal writing.

Summarize the key points covered in the lesson and check for understanding. Encourage students to ask any remaining questions before moving on to the next activity.

Assign a writing task to the students where they have to write both a formal and an informal letter on a chosen topic. Provide clear instructions and set a time limit for completion.

Summarize the main points of the lesson and emphasize the importance of applying the knowledge gained in real-life situations. Encourage students to continue practicing their formal and informal writing skills.

Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.

Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.

Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.