"Thank You M'am" Activity: Roger's Letter to Mrs. Jones by jlegrand

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									Name________________________________ Period___ Roger’s Letter to Mrs. Jones
For this assignment you are going to pretend as if you are Roger about 15 years after the incident with Mrs. Jones in “Thank You M’am.” You now feel like writing to Mrs. Jones who you have not seen in all that time. You are going to tell her about your life, your family, your plans for the future. Answer the following questions: 1. What have you been doing for the past 15 years? 2. Did you graduate high school? College? 3. Did you ever get arrested for anything? 4. Are you still in contact with your family? 5. What is your family doing? 6. Do you have a job? 7. Do you plan on staying at the same job? 8. What did you get out of the incident with Mrs. Jones 15 years ago? 9. Do you have a family of your own? 10. Do you wish anything was different? Your letter should be well developed and clearly written. You will be graded on the following criteria: Focus: Do you write about most of the questions above? Content: Do you fully explain your answers? Organization: Is it written in a way that is understandable and organized? Conventions: Do you use proper punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar? Style: Do you write like you are Roger throughout the entire letter?

Dear Mrs. Jones,

Sincerely, Roger

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