Letter to your Teacher Date and Greeting in Letter Format - Refer to your handout. Introduction - State title and author of your book. - In one or two sentences, tell what the book is about, including the setting and characters. DO NOT SUMMARIZE THE ENTIRE BOOK. Middle Paragraphs - Choose three topics from your handout or the signposts to write about in three separate paragraphs. - You must have a topic sentence for each paragraph. - Give examples and evidence from the text to support your opinion. Include page numbers. Closing Paragraph - Wrap it up in one or two sentences. Give your final thoughts or recommendation. Closing - Refer to your handout.