Letter to an editor
This assignment involves your writing a letter to the editor of a newspaper or magazine. The letter will demonstrate your opinion on a policy issue. Students are asked to monitor their local newspapers or school newspaper and asked to write a letter to the editor related to a local, state, or federal issue of concern to them. Students need to research the issue briefly and reflect critically on the implication it has for social policies and social justice issues. The letter must be written professionally and free of spelling and grammatical errors. The letter should be no more than 200 – 250 words in length. Once the letter is completed, make certain your name, address, and town in which you reside are enclosed with the letter.