Following the Writing Process for Letters


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Which of the following situations poses a need for writing a business letter?

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1. Which of the following is the first step of writing a business letter?

2. Which of the following steps is included in the proper format for writing a business letter?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There is a purpose and process to writing effective business letters, and this quiz is designed to test your understanding of both. These brief multiple-choice questions ask you to identify the audience, structure and purpose of composing a business letter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your understanding of the business letter writing process, including:

  • Formula of a business letter
  • Establishing to whom the letter will be written
  • The intent of the letter
  • Proofreading and editing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you understand the important steps of business letter writing from this lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose and intent of business letters
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding business letter structure and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

By reviewing the accompanying lesson titled Following the Writing Process for Letters, you'll get a more detailed outline of the complete process of business letter writing. In this lesson, you'll examine related topics such as:

  • Determining if a business letter is necessary
  • Prewriting
  • What professional writing conventions to use
  • Finalizing the letter