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Group 2 Writing Assignment Week 2 (01/16-01/22) PROMPT: A persuasive letter or essay is written to change another's opinion of a situation or to get action taken in a matter. The issue should be one of personal importance to you but should involve more than personal taste. (For example, you should not try to persuade the school cafeteria to serve only pepperoni pizza because it is your favorite meal.) You should be able to gather evidence to support your ideas. Your assignment Write one of the following persuasive arguments related to the Odyssey: 1. Write from the point of view of Telemakhos. Tell the suitors why they should leave. 2. Write from the point of view of one of the suitors. Tell why you should stay and why Penelope should choose you for her husband. 3. Help Athena argue with Zeus and Poseidon in favor of helping Odysseus return home. 4. Should Odysseus kill the suitors? Write from either side or as an observer. Prewriting Thesis Statement Evidence Organize Your assignment Write one of the following persuasive arguments related to the Odyssey: 1. Write from the point of view of Telemakhos. Tell the suitors why they should leave. 2. Write from the point of view of one of the suitors. Tell why you should stay and why Penelope should choose you for her husband. 3. Help Athena argue with Zeus and Poseidon in favor of helping Odysseus return home. 4. Should Odysseus kill the suitors? Write from either side or as an observer. Prewriting Thesis Statement Evidence Organize Your assignment Write one of the following persuasive arguments related to the Odyssey: 1. Write from the point of view of Telemakhos. Tell the suitors why they should leave. 2. Write from the point of view of one of the suitors. Tell why you should stay and why Penelope should choose you for her husband. 3. Help Athena argue with Zeus and Poseidon in favor of helping Odysseus return home. 4. Should Odysseus kill the suitors? Write from either side or as an observer. Prewriting Thesis Statement Evidence Organize Assignment Write a paragraph of introduction in which you introduce your thesis statement. Write one good paragraph for each of your arguments, using a topic sentence and filling out the paragraph with examples and facts to support your statement. Write a concluding paragraph in which you recommend an action, summarize your arguments and bring your composition to a close.