Click below to read a completed example and get inspiration. I have known Thomas for 2 years and was delighted to serve as his professor in my History course on Taiwan Politics and Cross-Strait Relations, as well as his graduation thesis adviser at the University of Minnesota. After reading through the criteria of the Rhode Scholarship, I strongly believe that you would struggle to find a student more deserving and more in need of it than Thomas. The Rhodes Trust looks for students who possess exceptional scholastic abilities, as well as the drive to use those abilities to their full potential.
They may go out of their way to help a student who is having difficulty understanding the subject, and they may help a fast learner get ahead. Writing a letter of appreciation to a teacher is a good way to let the teacher know that all their efforts were worthwhile.
Appreciation letters may also be sent to school boards or parent committees to inform them that one teacher is doing an outstanding job. If there is a chance the teacher may not remember the student who is writing the letter, it can start with a simple introduction of the student and mention some personal characteristics that the teacher may remember.
For example, it can mention special help in a particular subject after school, or guidance and counseling in personal relationships.
Gratitude should be expressed only once in the body of the letter, but may be repeated in the closing phrase. If it is expressed too often, it may sound insincere. However, a more formal approach may be appreciated by the teacher especially if it is copied to his or her principal.
The writer should use short sentences and be simple and clear. The letter should address the teacher by the name the student used and not in a less formal way.
For example, it may say Dear Mr. Jones and not Hi Jonesy. The writer should double check grammar and spelling because the letter is to a teacher after all. The letter can also state what the student is currently doing.
They may be in college or have a job, but the teacher will be interested to know how the student fared when they left his or her classroom. If the teacher wrote a recommendation letter for the student, they can thank the teacher and mention how much it helped them get admitted to college or to be hired by a company.
Here is a sample of a formal teacher appreciation letter from a former student. It can be modified to be from a parent in appreciation of the time and consideration the teacher gave their child.
The letter can be either sent through the mail or hand delivered to the teacher. A copy to the principal should be sent through the mail.Kevin Hodgson.
Kevin Hodgson is a sixth grade teacher in Southampton MA and outreach coordinator for the Western Massachusetts Writing Project. An aspiring writer and former newspaper journalist, Kevin believes that all students are writers and that writing is one of the most fundamental means of understanding the world.
Dear Teacher, I want you to understand, as much as I wish it were, this letter is not addressed to every teacher I have ever had. This letter is addressed to you: the teacher who stood out in front of them all. The teacher who inspired me to be my best all the time.
The teacher who did not just expect to receive respect, but also gave it in return. Jun 15, · Best Answer: Hi there, I hope life's treating you well in Germany.
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Aug 10, · Is it weird to send an email to a former teacher? what would be appropriate to write? btw, i'm not attracted to her in any way, we are both girls.
I just really like her as a teacher and friend. I think it is fine to send email to your former teacher. As long as you treat her as your teacher, that is nothing you need to worry Status: Open.
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