TOP SECRET FILE #957 SUBJECT: DR. EVIL PROBLEM: HE THREATENS TO HOLD THE WORLD AT RANSOM UNLESS WE GIVE HIM 100 BILLION DOLLARS. THIS VIDEO WAS SENT TO THE PENTAGON THIS MORNING AT 0800 HOURS. YOUR MISSION: • Write a business letter that will persuade Dr. Evil to attend our diplomat ball in order to make a peace treaty. • Refer back to the business letter handout that one of your agent’s provided to help you with your formatting. • For your own protection, you need to take on an alias name. HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR ALIAS NAME: Use the first letter of your first and last name to create your secret undercover identity. Write it H-Jesse down! I-Hayden A-Riley J-Kennedy B-Jordan K-Quinn C-Tyler L-Raegen D-Blair M-Casey E-Aaron N-Gale F-Reese O-Frankie G-Shayne P-Emerson Q-Fran R-Caden S-Cameron T-Asher U-Rylan V-Kai W-Zayden X-Jase Y-Ty Z-Ari THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DR. EVIL • Dr. Evil’s biggest pet peeve is when business letters he receives aren’t formatted correctly. • He also hates spelling errors. • He loves animals including sharks with laser beams and hairless cats. • He loves money. • He disowned his son because he wasn’t evil enough. • He likes to rap. • He has a clone named “Mini-Me” that he takes with him everywhere. THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED TO THE LAST UNDERCOVER AGENT WHO SENT DR. EVIL A BAD BUSINESS LETTER. INFORMATION YOU’LL NEED TO COMPLETE YOUR BUSINESS LETTER • Your address: 1820 Rimpau Ave, Corona, California 92881 • Title and address: Virtucon 16101 Neeley rd. Guerneville, CA 95446 • Your title/occupation: Alias Name Chief of Staff in the Centennial Quarter of the Pentagon • REMEMBER: We are inviting Dr. Evil (don’t forget about MiniMe) to the Diplomat Ball that is taking place on January 20th, 2014. • Be creative! The agent with the best letter (formatting, spelling, and creativity) will have their letter sent to Dr. Evil and will receive an honorable award. PARAGRAPHS SHOULD INCLUDE: 1. Situation: Reason for Writing 1. 2. Explanation: The second paragraph presents your information and details to support your reason for writing. 1. 2. 3. Why you writing to Dr. Evil? Explain. Provide information and details to support your viewpoint. Mention reasons why his plan would not work or why it would negatively affect him. Action: What action do you want your reader to take? This is a conclusion. 1. 2. 3. 4. Wrap up your argument for the reader. Tell him what he should do next. Don’t forget to invite him and Mini Me to the Diplomat Ball that is taking place on January 20th, 2014! You should also end by thanking the person for taking the time to consider your viewpoint. SENTENCE FRAMES Paragraph 1 – (Reason for Writing) I am writing to inquire about / request ... I would like the option / possibly of…to be considered…because I would be grateful if… Paragraph 2 - (Information / Details that I would appreciate if… support your reason for writing) I would like to work with….because… Based on my experience, I think . . . In my opinion,… I predict / imagine that… My associates and I are willing to… Paragraph 3 – (Conclusion / Action you want Reader to Take) Due to my skills and experience, I believe... I hope the option of….will be considered…because… Please consider… Thank you for taking the time… I look forward to hearing… I’m looking forward to… GOOD LUCK AGENTS! The safety of the world is in your hands, make our President proud!