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- "The Patriot" School Board Letter -

Date Assigned

 

Tuesday, December 9

Objective

    Students will
    • watch a hollywood movie on a historical theme and analyze its value as a source
    • use outsied research to evaluate historical accuracy
    • write a formal, persuasive letter

Task

The Problem

    The ATS School Board has received complaints from parents and community members, and is considering the banning of the controversial Mel Gibson film The Patriot from use in further classes.

Your Job

You must write a professional letter to the ATS School Board arguing either FOR or AGAINST the showing of The Patriot to students.

Requirements

Your letter must...

  • be professional, using perfect spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • include 3-5 arguments, which are supported by outside research or sources
  • be submitted in MLA format to turnitin.com by Monday, December 15th at 10pm.
Due

 

Monday, December 15th at 10pm

 

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