Monday, July 11, 2011

I have a dream

Tomorrow in class we look at writing for different audiences as a start to the students thinking about the purpose of their writing, their choice of words, the need to communicate clearly etc. The examples we use are part of this speech, which still gives me goosebumps, together with Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. I also give them some Barack Obama and this year, just to change the tone completely, this:

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2paw said...

Goosebumps here too, every tie. Love the Homer one!! A bit too close to the truth for comfort though!!

Wendy said...

yes very true on poor Homer Simpson!