Subject Lines

Email Etiquette #13

Worksheet Description

The Email Etiquette worksheet is centered on the creation of effective subject lines for emails. It outlines the characteristics of a good subject line—specificity, credibility, and appropriateness for the recipient. Students are given four different scenarios involving communication with teachers and administrators or concerning job applications. The task is to practice writing suitable subject lines for each situation, ensuring they adhere to the principles mentioned above.

This worksheet is aimed at teaching students how to craft clear and relevant subject lines that accurately reflect the content of their emails. It emphasizes the importance of the subject line as a tool for setting the tone and expectation for the email’s content. By focusing on various practical scenarios, the students learn to tailor their subject lines to different contexts and recipients. This exercise enhances their ability to communicate effectively through email, which is an essential skill in both academic and professional settings.