How do you feel today?
🤔 What are the most common ways people communicate in the world today?
🤔 Which method of communicating with your teachers do you prefer?
- Talking Face to Face
🤔 Which of the following is not essential in the subject line of a professional email to a teacher?
- Relevant topic related to class
- Clear and concise summary of the email's purpose
- Emojis or abbreviations
What is an appropriate greeting to use when writing a professional email to a teacher?
- To whom it may concern
- Dear Mr./Ms. [Last Name]
🤔 What should you include in the body of your email when requesting assistance from your teacher?
- Irrelevant information
- Personal opinions
- Funny stories
- A clear and specific request
When signing off at the end of your professional email, what is an appropriate closing phrase?
- TTYL (Talk to you later)
How confident are you with today's lesson?
- Very confident 😄
- Somewhat confident 😊
- Neutral 🤔
- Not very confident 😕
- Not at all confident ☹️
Question: You need to write an email to a teacher asking for help on an assignment. How would you go about that? Clues: • Think about what information you need to include in the email. • Be polite and respectful when asking for help. • Proofread your email before you send it.
Question: You missed a few days of school and you need to make up the work. Write an email to your teacher asking how you can do this. Clues: • Be polite and respectful in your email. • Explain what work you need to make up. • Include your name and class in the email.
Question: Your grades aren't where you want them to be. How would you email your teacher to try to get your grades up? Clues: • Be respectful and honest about your current grades. • Talk to your teacher about a plan to improve your grades. • Explain what specific steps you plan to take to raise your grades. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Write an email to your teacher. B. Work with a partner and explain your email through a drawing.