Persuasion Project Put your skills of persuasion to the test!

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Assignment Last year you wrote to Mr. Bonner about something that you wanted to change in the school. You used your power of persuasion to convince him of items that you wanted changed.

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Persuasion Project Put your skills of persuasion to the test! Objective: PO: I can write a formal business letter. Essential Questions: 1. What are the differences between a friendly and business letter? 2. How do you know which format is appropriate? Assignment Last year you wrote to Mr. Bonner about something that you wanted to change in the school. You used your power of persuasion to convince him of items that you wanted changed. This time.. You are going to write to someone about a topic that you are passionate about. You get to choose your person/company and your topic. For example Dear Mr. President: I am writing to tell you about. Dear Governor Brewer: Dear Superintendent: Possible Topics Facebook and Younger Students Lowering the voting age Lowering the driving age Texting while driving Expanding the School Year Needing more technology in our schools Think of an issue that you are passionate about! However.. This is a persuasion business letter So you must include the following: Proper Formatting Thesis Take a stance Choose a propaganda technique be ready to explain what your technique is. Include an argument Three good reasons (remember that opinions are not facts!) (This should be 5 paragraphs.) You need to know who you are writing to and an address to write to! Before you choose your topic You need to seek my approval Any Questions???? Addresses The Honorable Janice K. Brewer Arizona Governor Executive Tower 1700 West Washington Street Phoenix, AZ 85007 Addresses Mr. Manuel O. Valenzuela, Ed.D. Superintendent of Schools 350 W. Sahuarita Rd. Sahuarita, AZ 85629 Addresses 1. If you write a letter, please consider typing it on an 8 1/2 by 11 inch sheet of paper. If you hand-write your letter, please consider using pen and writing as neatly as possible. 2. Please include your return address on your letter as well as your envelope. If you have anaddress, please consider including that as well. 3. And finally, be sure to include the full address of the White House to make sure your message gets to us as quickly and directly as possible: The White House President Obama 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Your Address S Rancho Sahuarita Blvd. Sahuarita, AZ 85629 Objective: PO: I can write a formal business letter. Essential Questions: 1. What are the differences between a friendly and business letter? 2. How do you know which format is appropriate?