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With thanks to my parents who allowed me to dream,
and with hopes for the dreams my children will have.
When teaching students to appreciate reading, try to present all aspects of the book. The dedication is a very personal reflection of the authors.
Who is the book dedicated to? My parents (and my children)
What is an important word? Dreams
There are may prompts a teacher could create around this one sentence. As you watch the Last Lecture and read the book, you will see dreams and family are a big focal point. A class discussion could center around student dreams. Another discussion could be how parents, friends, and mentors can support those dreams.
Dreams are so important. What are you dreams? How are you pursuing the dreams? What were your childhood dreams? How have they changed over the years?
Dead Poet’s Society: Create a Bucket List This is a great activity that can be used before reading the book.