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PERSUASIVE LETTER -- SAVE THE EVERGLADES

We are writing a persuasive letter to Govenor Rick Scott asking him to support the Save the Everglades Project through the Everglades Foundation. The everglades project works to restore the Everglades to a natural state, allowing for the flow of clean water, abundant wildlife and provide a reliable source of water for the people of Florida.




Letters are Due Friday, April 13, 2012!!






Vidoe Clip on how to write a persuasive letter.






Persuasive phrases and words:
Some believe that.... Therefore.... For this reason.... Moreover.... I feel that....
Remember your letter should have:School's address
Your name
Recipient's Address
Date
Greeting
Salutation
Signature
Documents:





Video of Governor Scott on the Everglades Restoration Project.


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Standards:
LA.4.4.3.1: The student will write persuasive text (e.g., essay, written communication) that establish and develop a controlling idea, supporting arguments for the validity of the proposed idea with detailed evidence

LA.4.4.3.2: The student will include persuasive techniques (e.g., word choice, repetition, emotional appeal)