Components of a Business Letter


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The opening section of a business letter contains the _____, _____, and _____.

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1. Which of the following is an appropriate closing phrase for a business letter?

2. In a business letter, the margins should be set at _____, and the font size should be set at _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Students who want to check their understanding of the parts of a business letter can use the quiz/worksheet for assistance. It will ask questions about how to appropriately open, close, and format a business letter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will ask students questions on the following items:

  • Proper address format
  • Appropriate closing phrases
  • Proper margins and font size
  • How to format closing phrases

Skills Practiced

Students who use the quiz/worksheet will be practicing and improving these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read the related lesson on parts of business letters and pull out the essential information
  • Making connections - use understanding of proper formatting of a letter to answer questions
  • Defining key concepts - correctly define terms, like business letter
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the correct way to address and close a letter

Additional Learning

If you want to know more about this subject, check out the accompanying lesson called Components of a Business Letter. It will assist students in achieving these goals:

  • Define a business letter
  • Understand the parts of a business letter using a sample letter for guidance
  • Learn how to format the opening, body, and closing paragraphs correctly
  • Determine the appropriate language to use when writing a business letter