Persuasive Opinion Writing
The Lesson Activities will help you meet these educational goals:
21st Century Skills—You will use critical-thinking skills and effectively communicate your ideas.
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Write a response for each of these activities. At the end of the lesson, click the link on the final screen to open the Student Answer Sheet. Use the sample answers to evaluate your own work.
1. Analyzing Editorials a. Select a newspaper from this list of prominent newspapers, and read a variety of recent …show more content…
Dear Mr. Trimm:
I am writing to you in response to your advertisement for a Legal Assistant specializing in Port Regulatory Law, which appeared in the Seattle Times on Sunday, June 15. As you can see from my enclosed resume, my experience and qualifications match this position's requirements.
I especially would like to point out that I graduated Cum Laude from The University of Tacoma and was hired directly upon graduation due to my expertise in port authority regulations.
During the four years that I worked for Shoreman and Co., I further deepened my knowledge of the fast changing regulatory laws in our state. My employer also thought highly enough of my abilities to promote me to head legal researcher after my first year of employment.
I look forward to an opportunity to