Components: Professional and formal writing, formatting, research
This is a college-level, major assignment in College Composition. This project asks students to write a letter to their Congressional representative related to an obscenity law issue of their choosing. Assignment includes suggestions and specific guidance for crafting this essay, and also encourages deep engagement with the principles of the First Amendment. Classroom tested for three years at two U.S. institutions of higher education. Useful for a writing courses themed around this subject; also, history, law, social studies, or journalism.