cover letter for portfolio 2

Instructions for the Cover Letter

For ENGL and LLD 100A Portfolios


Write a short cover letter that introduces your portfolio to the readers who will review your work.The main purpose of the cover letter is to identify which assignment you chose as your best work, and to explain to the readers why you consider this your best work.Your letter should be between ½ to ¾ of a page, single-spaced.

Sample outline



Short introduction telling the reader which assignment you chose as your best and second best (2-4 sentences maximum).

One paragraph explaining why you chose your (RA or DI) as your best work.What makes it your best work?What are you especially proud of in this paper?Provide 2-3 reasons why it is your best.

Closing salutation,

Your signature

Your name (typed)