Email Etiquette: Do's and Don'ts

Updated: 3/9/2020
Email Etiquette: Do's and Don'ts
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Email Etiquette for High School Students

By Katherine Docimo

High school students are entering a world where everything is digital. Their college applications, job applications, even their social lives are based online. As they’ve gone through school, it’s likely they’ve developed many bad email habits. While emails to friends can be littered with abbreviations, contain no formal email structure, and be sent at two in the morning, this is not how students should format a follow-up for a job interview.


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Proper Email Etiquette Tips and Examples: The Do's and Don'ts of Email Etiquette

Storyboard Text

  • DO's
  • Great! The email is short and to the point!
  • Hi Marcia,I took care of the sales report. Have a good weekend! - Bob
  • DON'Ts
  • Hi Bob, This email is important. I wanted to tell you 82 quick things: blah blah blah..
  • Good grief! This email might as well be a book!
  • Ms. Klein, I have tutoring after school today so, as per our discussion, my homework will be a little late. Thanks for understanding - Joe
  • Dear Ms. Klein,My hw is gunna b a lttl L8 :( Sry!ttyl From Sandy
  • Hey, I was just thinking of you Karen. Happy Birthday best friend!- Monica
  • Let me just copy and paste this message to everyone that has birthdays today.