Words and how they effect people
1. Give the class an example of a ?Dear Abby? story
2. Talk about how a writer has power to make readers feel different emotions and persuade them to believe or agree as the writer does.
3. Words can be powerful tools in many different areas of life: can be comforting in a time of sorrow, destructive to your self-esteem, encouraging, helpful.
4. ?Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.? Do you think this statement is true?