Writing a Letter to Congress. Illinois Senator Dick Durbin Make sure your letter includes an explanation of the issue you’ve picked and why it is important to you. Suggest at least one way you thin
Write a Letter to Congress. about the Killing of George Floyd and other blacks like him. Make sure your letter includes an explanation of the issue you’ve picked and why it is important to you. Suggest at least one way you think the issue could be addressed by your congressperson or by the government.
Follow the steps below to complete your essay, and use the links provided to assist with your research and writing.
Gather sources. Begin by gathering additional sources—either online or otherwise—to support the views you present in your essay. For each source, consider these questions:
- Read and evaluate sources. Examine each source and think about how you will use it to support a thesis. Be an active researcher by asking the following questions about each source you reference:
- Write your essay. Refer to your notes and the provided documents to write a short essay. Be careful to keep the following ideas in mind: