Apply your understanding of ethos, pathos, and logos to persuade an educated, discerning audience, in the form of an essay written in APA format.

Make a persuasive case for allowing employees to telecommute (work from home) one day per week.

Audience and Purpose:
The writer has chosen an appropriate topic from the list provided.  A specific, and sophisticated understanding of the audience is conveyed by the tone of the writing.  The thesis clearly indicates the persuasive purpose of the essay, meeting the reader’s needs and expectations.

Organization and Development
The introduction grabs the reader’s attention, introduces the subject, and clearly conveys the overall purpose. The body paragraphs support the essay’s purpose with appropriate content that meets the readers’ needs. The conclusion ties the essay together and convinces the reader to take action.

The writer develops the essay by drawing upon the rhetorical strategies of ethos, pathos, and logos and providing appropriate examples of each strategy.

Style and Mechanics

The voice of the writer is clear, distinct, and appropriate.