by Laurie Halse Anderson
Speak Chapter 72 Summary
- Mr. Neck and David Petrakis's lawyer meet at some point and work things out. Now, Mr. Neck allows David to speak his mind when David raises his hand.
- For extra credit, Melinda does a report on the "suffragettes" who risked jail to fight for women's right to vote, own property, and get the same access to education as men.
- Melinda writes an excellent report, complete with footnotes and lots of sources.
- Mr. Neck says that if she wants the extra-credit points, she has to present her paper to the class the next day.