Alrighty, I’m finally done with my rough draft of my open letter. The letter addresses my concerns of the Balanced Literacy program being used in gradeschool. While I think it may be an effective methodology for high school, and even middle school, I don’t think it is efficient at the elementary level. This letter was intended to be in the style of Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” in that it used different types of appeals ranging from logical ones, to ethics, and emotional hypothetical stories.
Here ya’ go:
If it Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It