Highlight the sentence that most contributes to the central idea.
Highlight the thesis statement. Re-state the thesis in the margin.
Highlight the author's use of appeal. Identify the type of appeal in the margins.
Highlight diction used specifically to appeal to the reader's emotion. Summarize the likely effects of this diction in the margins.
Is this thesis statement re-stated in the conclusion? If so, highlight it and draw a line connecting it to the thesis statement.
Compose a statement evaluating this letter's effectiveness. Cite textual evidence to support your critique.