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BAFTAs 2016: Rebel Wilson and Sacha Baron Cohen’s speeches...: BAFTAs 2016: Rebel Wilson and Sacha Baron Cohen’s speeches… #RebelWilson

American Rhetoric: Robert F. Kennedy -- Statement on the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. And let's dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world. Let us dedicate ourselves to that, and say a prayer for our country and for our people.

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Censoring Joss Whedon's Firefly and the Chancellor Who Cried Wolf

Censoring Joss Whedon's Firefly and the Chancellor Who Cried Wolf huffingtonpost.com

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How people argue with research they don’t like

A handy flowchart for enhancing classroom discussion“If you aren’t satisfied with the level of discourse taking place in (and out of) the classroom, then this flowchart from Wonkblog is for you. It’s...

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This is a sheet that contains persuasive sentence starters. Cut the sentence starters our and give to children to use while writing their persuasive sentence, or paragraph, depending on the grade level. You could use these to show how persuasive writing differs from other types of writing, and the clues that we look for in writing to tell the type of text it is.

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