Speaking with Expression Teacher Resources
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Emerging orators distinguish between effective and ineffective public speaking strategies. They read a text that fits in with a Native Americans unit and speak about the text with both ineffective and effective volume, tone, phrasing, eye contact, and gestures.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
‘Pay it Forward’ Lesson Plan
Students develop their speaking skills. In this oral communication lesson, students read "One Hen" by Katie Smith Milway and work in groups to discover how making a small loan to the main character in the story had positive effects. Students present their findings to the class.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 10 Views 28 Downloads
Reading with expression excites listeners of any age. They will discuss different ways to change their reading expression as they listen to the teacher read Froggy Goes to the Doctor. Then in small groups, they'll practice reading with expression.
K - 2nd Language Arts 6 Views 68 Downloads
Collaborative Discussion: Common Core Basics for Back-to-School
Listening may be the most important skill of all for Common Core collaborative speaking standards. Prepare yourself for a class experience that boosts listening and speaking skills, with a great article. Attached lessons, excellent organization, and practical teaching suggestions make a this a great resource.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 80 Downloads
Living History Museum
Students research someone who has made a difference in the world. In this research lesson, students use computers and books to gather information about their chosen person. Students prepare costumes at home that reflect the peson they chose.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Blending Vowels and Sounds
Youngsters participate in a phonetics game that helps them focus on blending, vowel sounds, and segmenting. They perform a word matching game as a group. Then they discover phonemic strategies to enhance their reading and speaking skills. Resources to support this activity are available for downloading.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 116 Downloads
Pay it Forward
Students explore the basic concept of micro-financing. In this economics/literacy lesson, students listen to One Hen by Katie Smith, in which a small loan changes the life of the main character. Students employ comprehension strategies such as note-taking and summarizing to prepare an oral presentation based on this theme.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 44 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: New Frontiers
Take a trip to the stars with this lesson, which is based on four stories about space exploration ("The Adventures of Sojourner: The Mission to Mars that Thrilled the World," "Franklin R. Chang-Diaz," "Beneath Blue Winters," and "Out There").
6th English Language Development 3 Views 23 Downloads
Poems, Prayers, Promises, and Possibilities: The Music of Poetry
Twelfth graders express themselves through poetry. They discover the connection between their music and the music of poetry and hear their work and how the sound of a poem or an analytical paper improves their written work. They develop public speaking skills.
12th Language Arts 4 Views 19 Downloads
Practice Makes Perfect
And the consensus says...Teach your class to use peer feedback to refine public speaking skills. They cut out a magazine picture and develop an oral story about it to present to the class. They share several meaningful objects with the class and then comment on each other's speech.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Fourth graders demonstrate reading, writing and speaking skills by creating group newsletter on computer and performing play. Student groups review scripts and prepare props and materials for the plays, based on one to two chapters in their books.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
I Am Special Too #4
A fun lesson for young learners new to school, this plan helps youngsters explore themselves as they participate in language arts, movement, speech and visual arts activities. Activities provided in this plan include creating a personal flag and then participating in a flag march, making a cookie self-portrait, and a show and tell about a personal experience.
K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Students examine the contributions made to our country by Barbara Jordan. They read and discuss the books "The Sneetches" and "Building a Bridge," write journal entries, participate in a discrimination simulation, create a class bulletin board, and create a poster about tolerance.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Group Product- Pitch Pressentation
Students develop original products working in groups. In this product pitching lesson, students draw and create a presentation to introduce their new product. Students use critical thinking skills and create their exhibit carefully.
8th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension activity. Middle and high schoolers participate in a number of before, during, and after reading activities based on an article entitled "Footballer Sent Off for Dangerous Haircut.
4th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 276 Downloads
Temas contraversiales del mundo hispanohablante:Controversial Themes of the Hispanic World
Eleventh graders brainstorm controversial themes of Spanish-speaking countries. They read articles written in Spanish. They discuss the articles, practicing their Spanish speaking skills. Students conduct research and design a presentation about one of the themes from above.
11th Languages 17 Views 83 Downloads
Language Arts Skills: Listening and Speaking Strategies
Your class can practice communicating clearly. They practice listening and speaking through games such asTelephone and a social scavenger hunt. This is a solid lesson that helps apply good communication skills.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 30 Views 244 Downloads
What do you think? Second, third, and fourth graders use public speaking skills to share evaluations and critiques of literature. They evaluate books they are reading by creating charts to assess the book and its qualities. They read books and present a critique to the class weekly, building and reinforcing speaking skills!
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 46 Downloads