Informal letters

Subject :

English Grammar

Topic :

Informal letters

Class :

Primary  6/ Basic 6


Term :

Third Term


Week :

Week 4

Reference Materials :  .

  • Lagos state scheme of work
  • textbooks
  • online materials

Instructional Materials :..

  • stamps
  • letters



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of have been taught how to write letters



Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to write an informal letter



Content :


An informal letter is a letter that is written to your friends or colleagues

An informal letter, also referred to as a friendly letter, is a personal letter written to friends or relatives. It is written in personal fashion. You can write it to anyone with whom you have a non-professional relationship, although this doesn’t exclude business partners or workers whom you’re friendly with either.


Steps To take When Writing Informal Letter

  1. Address of the writer at the topmost right corner of the paper
  2. include your email address and phone numbers if the are available
  3. Date is written immediately beneath the address
  4. greetings in form of Dear ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
  5. the purpose of writing the letter must be stated
  6. closing phrase like Your Loving friend



The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise


Evaluation :


Write a letter to your friend inviting him or her to your inter-house sports that will come up very soon

Conclusion :


The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written. He or she does the necessary corrections when the need arises.


Assignment :Difference between pairs of sentence The use of ‘in’ and ‘at’ ‘in’ in simple sentences correctly.

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