For this assignment, you will be writing a letter compelling a friend or family member to change either a behavior or a belief with which you disagree.
The topic is, my cousin has been misbehaving in school and you need to convince my aunt that she should enroll him in Big Buddy Program. I have attached the outline for exactly what the big buddy program is.,
Just another example(so you know the direction of the paper), this letter could petition an enthusiastic neighbor to scale down his blinding Christmas decorations, an immature cousin to take a gap year between high school and college, a grandparent to vote to pass the new school district budget, a friend to stop drinking, or a spouse to reconcile with an estranged sibling. Because the letter will be written to an individual of your choosing,
Thesis: Underline your thesis statement or the main claim of your letter.
Sources Needed: None required. Cite if used, following MLA guidelines.
Page Formatting: Use MLA guidelines.
The goal of persuasive writing is to get a reader (your audience) to agree with your point of view. Persuasive writing blends facts and emotion to convince the reader that the writer is right.