Gearing up for more WRITING posts in the future (hopefully) and after my first Our “WRITING” Journey post.
Uninspired is what I am. Fortunately, my young writers are not. Here’s how they wrote by paraphrasing two speeches (ceremonial and judicial) this week. The original models are in the side boxes while their imitation work follows. My 10th and 9th graders completed these to meet Classical Writing (Diogenes) assignments.
1st Model: Mark Antony’s Funeral Speech, Act III, Scene ii of Julius Caesar by Shakespeare
The upright Brutus has proclaimed Caesar a man hungry for power. This is a grave flaw indeed, and if it were so for Caesar, gravely…
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