Tom Hanks inspired us and everyone at MoMA with his ~ very ~ presidential speech
Presidential Speeches Were Once College-Level Rhetoric—Now They're for Sixth-Graders
Presidential Speeches Were Once College-Level Rhetoric—Now They're for Sixth-Graders - The Atlantic
Presidential Speech Assignment
In this Presidential Speech Assignments students are asked to: select a president of their choice (or teacher's choice), research interesting facts about that president and create a 1-2 minute oral presentation about the president to show to the class. ($)
The folks at Vocativ used a Flesch-Kincaid readability test to assess the ease of comprehension of more than 600 presidential speeches, delivered by every Commander in Chief in American history. Notice a pattern?