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Words of Wisdom

Did anyone else in our English teacher tribe get goosebumps last night when President Obama evoked our favorite Maycomb attorney in his farewell address to the nation?
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Since my freshmen just finished the trial section of To Kill a Mockingbird and are still grieving the death of Tom Robinson, I’ll share this clip with my students today as a conversation starter about how Atticus Finch’s philosophy can mend a torn community, whether it’s 1935 or 2017.

Teach on, everyone!

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