The Fisherman’s speech from The Island

During Countries Fortnight, we have been studying Armin Greder’s novel, The Island, which tells the story of a stranger who is washed up on the beach of an isolated island. The focus of the novel is how the man is badly treated by the inhabitants and how their actions could have far reaching consequences. The one man on the island who seems a little bit more enlightened (possibly only for selfish reasons) is the fisherman and the children were set the task of writing a formal speech for him to persuade the other residents that the stranger should be looked after.

Here are two examples of the children’s writing:


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