1. Read the article, "Cats or Dogs?" linked in the activity. Tap . 2. Using evidence from the text, write a persuasive letter (on slide 2) to a family member or a friend explaining whether cats or dogs make better pets. Remember to use the proper letter writing format when composing your letter. Your persuasive letter should also contain a claim. 3. Read over your letter to check for proper capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and sentence fluency. Revise and edit any grammatical mistakes. 4. Submit your work by tapping the .