This particular assignment is really just a persuasive essay in the form of a letter, and I assume you are looking for a little help to get you started. Of course the most important thing you must do is determine what you want to persuade teens to do in order to improve their self-esteem.
I have attached several websites, below, which will help you generate some ideas if you need them. One of the sites suggests these three things:
- Focus on experiences, not appearances
- Provide opportunity for accomplishments
- Take responsibility
Using these as examples, though there are lots of possibilities, you will next want to make a list of examples, illustrations, statistics, or whatever else might support each idea. For example, taking responsibility might include getting involved in an organization, getting a job, or even starting a business such as dog-walking, lawn-mowing, or babysitting. Having something to do, to look forward to, and to succeed at is a really important part of feeling valued...
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