Creating Your Own Opening Monologue for The White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The objective of this lesson is for students to write a three to five minute opening monologue for The White House Correspondents’ Dinner.


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Lesson tags: Creative Writing, Eighth, Eleventh, Ninth, Pop Culture, Television, Tenth

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