Learning Activity: Writing a letter to an elected official
will choose an elected official to write. This may be a Senator, State
Representative, a member of the Ohio General Assembly, the Governor or
Lieutenant Governor, a city council member, school board member or another
person in an authoritative position who was elected.
should choose one health issue in their state, community or school that
they want to bring to the attention of the elected official.
should find out the name and address of the elected official they want to
write to. You can provide this for the students if they do not have access
should write a letter, in business letter format, to the selected
the letter is optional. See the sample letter enclosed in this lesson.