Persuasive Letter Assignment
Write a letter that persuades your reader to take some sort of action. You may use one of the topics at the end of this document, or a topic of your own creation. I will use the following criteria to grade your assignment: Evaluation Criteria for the Persuasive Letter.
Click here to see examples of persuasive letters: Example 1 , Example 2 , Example 3 , Example 4 , Example 5 , Example 6, Example 7, Example 8, Example 9, Example 10, Example 11, Example 12, Example 13, Example 14, Example 15, Example 16. Please note: examples linked on this page aren't always good examples, that is, examples of "A" work. I have taken pains to include good and bad examples in order to stimulate class discussion.
Don't forget to proofread carefully--God is in the details! Also, if you are writing a form letter, don't forget to personalize it with an individual inside address and salutation, and perhaps even individualized information within the text of the letter itself. If you are unsure about formatting, consult this source: Business Letter Format .