Sending an email is an important social and communication skill. It is also considered a basic skill for most jobs. However young students, students with special needs, or adults new to using computers might have difficulty with the process of sending an email. Email is also a fun way to motivate students during letter writing lessons.
This chart provides a break down of the skills needed to send an email. It is a great resource for teachers wanting to assess their students' progress - either a group of students or individuals' progress over time.