"I am Groot."
"I am Groot?"
"I am Groot."
"I AM Groot."
"I am GROOT."
"I AM GROOT."
"I AM GROOT!"
Three words. One phrase. It’s the only line of dialogue that Groot the Flora colossus speaks in Marvel’s "The Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Avengers: Infinity War" films.
(Well, he does have one other variation on that phrase, but it’s a bit spoiler-y, so I’ll leave that one alone.)
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But, as evidenced by the handful of examples above, the three words are powerful when combined with the right inflection. In the Marvel universe, Groot’s signature phrase is the equivalent of complete words and sentences.
That’s something that a Wichita Falls ISD student took to heart while working on a class project recently.
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Hirschi High School engineering teacher Jeffrey Scott Davis’ assignment was simple: Create a resume and cover letter for your favorite Marvel character. Any Marvel character.
You see where this is going.
The student replied to every section with, you guessed it, "I am Groot."
Check it out:
My students had to pick a Marvel character to embody within a resume and cover letter. The idea that you miss 100% of the shots you don‚Äôt take lives within one particular student of mine. @RobertDowneyJr @prattprattpratt @vindiesel #iamwfisd #wfisdengineering @WFISD_CEC pic.twitter.com/7pddcxebsK— Jeffrey Scott Davis M. Ed. (@ROBODAVISWFISD) May 8, 2018 ]]