ERIC Number: ED303599
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Written Communications Simulation: Write Me a Letter.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education.
This simulation is intended for use as a culminating activity after students have been exposed to personal and/or business letter writing, use of reference manuals, typing of letters, mailing procedures, typing of numbers, punctuation practice, and filing procedures. Stated objectives are to enable students to type a mailable letter; to inspect, index, and file incoming and outgoing letters; and to evaluate received letters as mailable or unmailable. Instructions to the teacher include an evaluation scale, time limit, objectives, and equipment and supplies. Instructions to students provide information on their responsibility to compose outgoing correspondence and answer incoming mail and a detailed list of instructions to complete the simulation. Materials are provided for simulations involving 10 different companies by which the students are "employed": bank, restaurant, office supply company, utility firm (gas, electricity, and water), hotel and motel service, airline ticket office, attorney's office, real estate firm, insurance company, and building contractor. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education.