Reflection: Adjustments to Practice "My Graduation Speech": Metaphorically Speaking, Are You an Athenian or a Visigoth - Section 1: Teacher to Teacher: Lesson Context and Time Frame

 

One way to mix things up in this lesson is to have students compose their own graduation speeches. This, however, requires teaching students about the specific characteristics of a graduation speech. A resource that can help w/ this is Graduation Wisdom

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"My Graduation Speech": Metaphorically Speaking, Are You an Athenian or a Visigoth

Unit 14: Endings Leading to New Beginnings: The Last Three Days of School
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Objective: SWBAT evaluate their life choices to align themselves with the Athenians or the Visigoths

Big Idea: "The Athenians and the Visigoths still survive, and they do so through us and the ways in which we conduct our lives." --Neil Postman

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