Writing a Letter to the Editor

First draft due: Friday, 25 March
Final draft due: Monday, 28 March Wednesday, 30 March

For this assignment, I want you to compose a letter to the editor for a newspaper addressing an an appropriately kairotic issue—one that is timely and relevant to that paper's audience.

Over the weekend, perform a peer review with the person you paired up with on Friday. Include specific questions about your letter in your email to your reviewer. In addition, answer the "default" questions for the letter that you review:

In addition to your final letter, I would like a very short (250–500 word) self-reflexive essay explaining the rhetorical choices you make while writing your letter. The evaluation criteria are available here.


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