Read Number 5. Then write the first draft of your report.
A friend is considering dropping out of school. Explain why your friend wants to drop out and what the benefits of staying in school are. Back up your advice with logical reasons and specific examples.
Keep in mind the traits of good writing:
• well-developed ideas
• carefully selected words
• varied and fluid sentence structure
• a voice appropriate to audience and purpose
• good organization
Remember to edit for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization.