___You know what a letter to the editor is.
___You know why you should write a letter to the editor.
___You know when to write a letter to the editor.
___You understand the pros and cons of using e-mail or fax to send your letter.
___You know how to open the letter.
___You grab the reader's attention.
___You explain what the letter is about at the start.
___You explain why the issue is important.
___You give evidence for any praise or criticism.
___You state your opinion about what should be done.
___You keep it brief.
___You check your letter to make sure it's clear and to the point.
___You know how to get your letter accepted.