Introduction: How to Write a Persuasive Letter

Do you want people to agree with you?  Do you want to get your way with your parents and your friends?  Just follow these simple steps to write a letter to persuade others.

Step 1:

Choose a topic.  Your topic should be something you are passionate or knowledgeable about.
For example:  You may want to convince your parents to buy you a dog. 

Step 2:

Begin writing your letter using a valid, relevant argument.   SUpport your arguement with facts. 

For example:  Dear Mom and Dad,
     Ever since I began middle school, you have been telling me that I should be more responsible.  I believe that I have found the perfect way to make you see that I am quite responsible.  I think you should buy me a puppy.  I would feed her and take her for walks each day.   You would see how well I would take care of her!

Step 3:

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TJ505 (author)2014-03-09

Looks great PJ! I think the process of writing lends itself well to assisting students! I will have to do that too =)