Speech and Presentations Teacher Resources
Encourage even your most shy individuals to step up to the podium and address the class confidently.
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Creating Oral Presentations
New to presentation software? Whether used as a teacher resource or to inspire your class, the step-by-step procedures detailed by a tutorial from Inspiration® software will insure top-flight slide presentations. Examples, illustrations, extensions and adaptations are included.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 38 Views 101 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Critical thinkers consider how word choice in speeches impacts the meaning and effectiveness of the message being presented. They examine and respond to some of the speeches made at the 2004 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. (All materials are included here.
6th - 12th Language Arts 48 Views 313 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus Starter Unit: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives, Present Continuous Form
Practice the present continuous form and comparative and superlative adjectives with a short worksheet. Young learners read answers to questions, then form the questions based on context clues and word banks. Some activities require kids to know comparative and superlative adjectives, while others focus on the present continuous (progressive) form.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Practice public speaking in this oral presentation instructional activity. Middle schoolers list the characteristics of a powerful speaker. They watch a video of two speakers, compare them and discuss the qualities of a good speech. Afterwards, they prepare and present a 10 minute speech about volunteering for a philanthropic organization.
6th - 8th Language Arts 42 Views 181 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Persuasive Speeches and Essays: From Organization to Presentation
Use Inspiration software to develop a persuasive essay. After prewriting and completing preliminary research, young learners use the Outline View and Presentation Manager tools to organize work. If you do not have Inspiration software, a thirty-day trial can be downloaded.
6th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration: Persuasive Speeches and Essays
Persuasive writing is going digital! Designed to guide learners through the writing process using Inspiration Software, this persuasive speech and writing lesson quells public speaking jitters by ensuring learners truly are prepared. Starting with a pre-made template, show pupils how they can include all necessary components simply by filling in the sections.
6th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration: Creating Oral Presentations 1
Use Inspiration® software to plan and create effective and engaging oral presentations in any subject and for any topic. Learners focus on the basic elements of this software; next, they customize the presentation to fit their needs. Inspiration Software can be downloaded for free using a resource link included in this resource.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 23 Views 141 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Creating Oral Presentations Using Inspiration Software II
In the second of two sessions on creating oral presentations, pupils prepare a slide show to accompany their talk using Inspiration software. Find the first component of the project, in which class members diagram, map, and outline their presentations, at the Inspiration website.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Creating Oral Presentations II
If you are new to digital media and are considering assigning presentations to your young orators, check out the step-by-step directions presented here. Follow the provided script to guide your class in the use of presentation software.
7th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
I Can’t Wear What?
Can schools ban t-shirts picturing musical groups or bands? Your young citizens will find out with this resource, which includes a summary of a United States Supreme Court case from the 1960s about a similar dispute over students wearing black armbands and protesting the Vietnam War.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Government Final Project
What is the right to privacy? Does censorship violate the First Amendment? Should a school reflect the religious values of a community? These are just some of the great research topics regarding civil liberties that are suggested in this final project outline for a government course.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus Unit Three: Present Perfect
Practice the present perfect verb tense with a series of activities. Learners rearrange sentences, fill in the blanks, and choose the correct forms of irregular verbs to fit in the present perfect tense.
5th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Present Is Perfect: Using Present Perfect Tense
Your developing language users rewrite 10 sentences by changing the underlined verbs to present perfect tense verbs with one of the helping verbs: have, has, or had. Resource contains explanatory material as well as a practice worksheet.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 62 Views 290 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Cold War Lesson Plan
Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War—the United States or the Soviet Union? Your young historians will answer a question by looking closely at Cold War documents, which are provided in this resource alongside guiding questions and a PowerPoint presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit Three: Present Perfect
Give your learners the tools and vocabulary to talk about the Internet and related technology. There are six exercises on this sheet that focus on the present perfect and technology-related vocabulary. English language learners fill in blanks, put together sentences, and conjugate verbs.
6th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus Unit 1.2: Present Tense, Adverbs of Frequency
How often do your kids ride their bikes to school, or go to the parks on Saturdays? Use adverbs of frequency to indicate the times that things occur in a grammar worksheet, which also features activities on verbs in the present tense.
4th - 8th Language Arts 19 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 1.1: Present Tense, Adverbs of Frequency
Work on basic grammar concepts and vocabulary about free time activities with a language arts worksheet. After kids write negative and affirmative questions and answers in the present tense, they complete sentences using a word bank. Next, they put adverbs of frequency in order, and complete matching activities with vocabulary words.
4th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus Unit 1.3: Adverbs of Frequency, Present Tense Verbs
What do you usually have in your pocket? What aren't you ever late for? Have kids practice adverbs of frequency, as well as verbs in the present tense, with a vocabulary worksheet. It provides varied exercises such as fill-in-the-blanks and sentence reordering.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Figures of Speech: Poetry of Alice Walker
Define figures of speech with your high schoolers. They listen to you read aloud the Alice Walker poem "Did This Happen to Your Mother? Did Your Sister Throw Up a Lot?" Then they identify and analyze any figures of speech found in the reading.
10th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Parts of Speech
Nouns, verbs, pronouns...they're all covered here! This presentation gives a detailed look at each part of speech, but know that you cannott skip slides or start at any slide except for the first. Create a guide to keep your class focused and on track with the somewhat lengthy slide show.
6th - 8th Language Arts 68 Views 149 Downloads