The Arguable Claim Letter

Technical Writing

The Arguable Claim Letter

Instructions:
Choose one of the following writing options. This is an exercise in writing an arguable claim letter. Review the Toulmin and spacing illustrations for the arguable claim letter . You will need to include Toulmin elements of argumentation in this letter, and this letter must be formatted exactly like the illustration in the book.

It should be composed in block format.

• Option 1 – As a student, write an arguable claim letter about a problem you’ve had with the quality of your coursework, campus safety, or goods or services offered by the college.  State your case clearly and objectively, and request a specific adjustment. Compose your letter in a separate word doc.

• Option 2 – Write an arguable claim letter about a problem you’ve had with goods or services from a specific business. State your case clearly and objectively, and request a specific adjustment. Compose your letter in a separate word doc.

Format Requirements:
Single-Spaced
Typeface: Ariel
Font Size: 12 point
Margins: 1” top/bottom; left, right, 1.25”

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